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The Great American Land Heist: Part 4

Today we bring you Part Four of the Five-Part Series, The Great American Land Heist. For five consecutive days, I will be posting a new article about what may be the biggest threat to the American West since Manifest Destiny. 2,497 more words


In Other Words: Jhumpa Lahiri takes on a foreign tongue

Sebastian Sharp, University of Western Australia

What does it mean to assume the mantle of another language?

Literary translations can sometimes appear to mask this question. 838 more words


It's Nice to Meet You!

“Everyone you ever meet knows something that you don’t”
Bill Nye

Interesting quote by Bill Nye, which in my opinion, appears to be a realistic thought.

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Review of Jhumpa Lahiri's In Other Words

On my fifth day in Italy, I accuse an Italian man of stealing my clothes. His basket, overflowing with clothing, is blocking the dryer into which I placed my clothes, and none of the garments are visible through the glass window. 166 more words


In other words....

“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.”

This FABULOUS photo was captured by Julie at I Sing Because I’m Free.  It reminds me that, low-tech or high-tech, ancient or “sophisticated” 21st century, we all must meet at the foot of the Cross.

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In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri

….Investigating my discovery of the language, I think I have investigated myself. The verb sondare means ‘to explore, to examine’…….A well aimed verb that perfectly explains my project….. 622 more words

Book Reviews

It's Difficult

“We have a presidential election coming up.  And I think
the big problem, of course, is someone will win.”
Barry Crimmins

It’s difficult to choose…

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