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India: Students lend hand to clean Allalasandra lake

Students lend hand to clean lake

Bengaluru: July 27, 2015, DHNS

Over 150 students of Seshadripuram PU College on Sunday cleaned the Allalasandra lake at Yelahanka New Town. 185 more words
Beautiful People

Fearing the Farmer's Market

There’s a weekly farmer’s market down the street every Tuesday.

I love attending farmer’s markets, but this one makes me anxious.


And I think there’s a good reason for it. 225 more words

Taking Criticism in Stride

One of the many things writers, at least writers who want to be published, have to handle is people critiquing their work. Whether the critiques are coming from peers, an editor, a teacher, or random people who have read your piece even after it has been published, they will all probably sting somewhere on your conscious mind. 611 more words


Calmer and Less Compulsive

Behind me, in the kitchen, the pressure cooker is blowing its steamy, rhythmic whistle.  Inside is a stuffed artichoke that will be my dinner.  Do you like artichokes?   468 more words

General Musings

Three Life Lessons Learned the Hard Way

Since the addition of our youngest three years ago, my health has been a little…wonky. Adoption is a roller coaster ride that leaves you a jumbled mess of emotion BEFORE the real adventure begins. 1,027 more words

Growing a Mind

For the past few years, a terrifying awareness has been slowly crystallizing in my mind. In high school, I regarded my friend Alex with almost worship at how his brain regularly generated new, clever, and useful ideas. 865 more words


Drawing and Me

When I first started drawing, I mainly used a pencil with the occasional marker, crayon, or colored pencil. I’d end up with these kinds of drawings: 319 more words

The Wondrous Ones