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What Dreams May Come

My dreams were never like most other girls my age. None of the Prince Charming swooping in on his white horse to rescue me, with marriage and children and happily ever after. 564 more words

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To Mars and beyond

Last week, not one but two orbiters arrived at Mars: NASA’s MAVEN and the Indian Space Research Organization’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM). These projects are very different in scope and purpose. 766 more words

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Misogyny and the Brooklyn Book World

I don’t want to post links because real people are involved (this is so much more than a “literary” uproar; actual lives are, if not being ruined, then permanently changed) but the Twitterverse’s focus on the undeniable misogyny exhibited by the Brooklyn-based book blogger who melted down on Twitter, Facebook, and from what I hear, one of the East River spans a few days ago, reminds me in some ways of the dynamics of the gender wars as they are fought in too many chat rooms and blogs. 782 more words

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If I Have Gay Children: Four Promises From A Christian Pastor/Parent


Sometimes I wonder if I’ll have gay children.

I’m not sure if other parents think about this, but I do; quite often.

Maybe it’s because I have many gay people in my family and circle of friends. 1,158 more words

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Durga Pujo in Kolkata Image Source

Durga Puja is undoubtedly the biggest festival of Bengal, transcending caste, creed and religion. It is a celebration of Bengal’s art, unity and spirit of revelry. 252 more words

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Did Anyone Say Sunday?

I had just woken up, my mind still foggy from being in that strange place where half of yourself is still drifting somewhere along dreamland. I stood up, squinting as I looked out my bedroom window. 323 more words

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Postgrad Induction and a Trip North

This past week has been absolutely nuts, to say the least. It started off with the Postgraduate program Induction which sounds a lot more posh and regal than it really is. 624 more words

Personal Musings