Interesting Article from the Guardian- UK

Although I have traveled far and wide, I am never far from the Monongahela Valley. I am a second-generation American; the Old Countries are never far from me. The wood, and hills, rivers and “cricks” have given me an appreciation for nature.

   Jimmy Santiago Baca' story impressed me the most. I read him when I lived in New Mexico, but the influence of Wordsworth is simply amazing.