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Sorrow of Sorrows

A child died today. Or perhaps it was yesterday. The days blur into one tragic, slow motion, day-long weekend. Thousands of children die everyday, but I knew this boy. J.R., 13, finished 7th grade only a few weeks ago. Yesterday’s sun rose with the promise of a fun-filled day at the rugged Oregon coast with his family and closest friends. ... Read More »

The Country Side of Life

When you move from the city into the country, a considerable number of municipally peripheral things suddenly come into your life in a big way, such as the moon and the stars. Read More »

Book Review: Bodies In Motion

The post-colonial experience is still fresh for the children of the sub-continent. We grew up hearing tales of British excesses, values, and vices. As Indians, we experienced, at least vicariously, the horrors of the Partition, a name used more often than not to refer to the blood-stained labor pains of our countries’ naissance. Sri Lanka, or Ceylon, had it no ... Read More »

Book Review: Free the Beagle

Considering the book is categorized as business and self-help, the reader gets treated to an unexpected tale rather than what most expect when reading a business book. Some business books have used this approach and have been successful by teaching through a tale. The tale in Free the Beagle is open to many interpretations. The reader goes on the journey ... Read More »