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Going Mainstream

As you have probably noticed, Behind the Bind doesn’t do the typical book review. Rarely do I give a synopsis of the book, but rather pull life-lessons I feel can be applied in everyday life. 306 more words

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Nostalgic Melody

Hello everyone. Ever hear a piece of a tune and have it haunt your memories for days on end because it’s stuck in your mind and you don’t know what it is? 166 more words


Kudhi - yoghurty curry

So this is an accompaniment that is somewhat addictive! At first sight you’d think it bland and uninspiring but pair it with the right curries and you will be surprised! 200 more words


Potato Fry

We usually serve this as part of a medley of Indian bites on a Monday night which is usually vegetarian night in our house. Its lovely with Kudhi – a yoghurty curry sauce – and basmati rice. 199 more words


Migrant Mother: A Photographic Review

My favorite photograph of all time is “Migrant Mother” by Dorothea Lange, taken during the Great Depression.

It conveys the hopelessness, despair, and lost sense of purpose felt by a 32-year-old Californian mother — and all other desperate mothers out there. 391 more words

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Where to begin? The past week has been full of laughter, friendship, service, tourism and fun.

As you know, my spring break was alternative to the stereotypical “let’s get drunk!” college spring break. 699 more words

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Here Comes Madam

After a brief ride around my blog, oftentimes newcomers ask me to provide a reason why I love old films. A follow-up question revolves around why, for heaven’s sake, I don’t have a job working for Turner Classic Movies. 836 more words

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