Monthly Archives: August 2014

Is America the Greatest Country in the World? from The Newsroom on HBO

  I am so sorry that the video is  not available on my post.  You can see if it go to YouTube.com and type in Is America the Greatest Country in the World? or the Newsroom. You will see a … Continue reading

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Soldiers in the Streets

This week has been hard to watch unfold on TV, much harder for people in Ferguson, Missouri , and horrible for the Brown family who had their son  executed on the streets of their hometown. I am including a video … Continue reading

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“Wake Me Up” . . . Avicii. . . . . Music Monday

David and I first heard about the Swedish music craze sweeping the world early in our time in India.  Several of the students just had to go by overnight train to Mumbai to see the “Swedish House Mafia. ” Then … Continue reading

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In loving memory of Ajay

Originally posted on petitemagique:
? Ajay Mody {Ajaytao} ‘It is with heavy heart and deep sadness that we mourn the passing away of Ajay Mody, also known as Ajaytao, blogger of “Ajaytao2010” and the “Ajaytao Botanical Photography” blogs. He left…

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“The Giver”, a film

What a surprise!   A second enjoyable film in one weekend. “The Giver.”  It is a haunting tale of Jonas who lives in a colorless world of conformity and contentment  decreed by a repressive society.  He spends time with the … Continue reading

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Education Nonsense in the US

   

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“100 Foot Journey ” Film Review

Two giants, not only in film and entertainment, but in the world, came together to produce this film “100 Foot Journey”.  The theme of journey begins  in the title.  An Indian  family of cooks ends up in the south of … Continue reading

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Happy 68th Birthday, Incredible India !

August 15, 2014   Headlines Share the News 5 India would be celebrating the 68th Independence Day on 15th August 2014. Celebrating Independence Day is not complete without wishing the fellow citizens “Happy Independence Day”. Earlier these messages and greetings … Continue reading

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Delhi’s Incredible Growth

“Unbelievable but true,” Officer Singh. Images from the inner city to the rapidly growing suburbs.  The high rise apartments are like none  I have ever seen. . . . . anywhere!    If you were to live in Delhi, would … Continue reading

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They Eat What?

Ring, ring. . . . “Hello” “Mrs. Bell?” “Yes. ” ” Please hold for a call from Dr. . . . . . ” I recognized the surname of one of my enrichment students, Scott, but I didn’t know his … Continue reading

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