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Brandishing the broom

 Glances at the clock furtive

Waiting for the elusive

The most relevant, conspicuous by absence

Mountain of dishes jostling for space

Mighty upper hand to do the chores… 131 more words


Fall Leaves

Looking to take in the sights of the yellow and golden-brown fall leaves throughout New York City, I have taken the time to reflect on what it has been like to be back home after eight months abroad in tropical South East Asia.   463 more words


Kate's Re-Visit Review: "The Complete Persepolis"

Book: “The Complete Persepolis” by Marjane Satrapi

Publication Info: Pantheon, October 2007 (originally published 2003)

Where Did I Get This Book: The library!

Book Description: 1,117 more words

Kate's Reviews

The Book Trail: Alice Jolly to Mary Beard

Alice Jolly’s wonderful and heartbreaking memoir, Dead Babies and Seaside Towns, is the starting point for this book trail.  As always, I will be choosing one book from the recommended tomes on the Book Depository Website on each successive page.   1,264 more words

Changing of the Seasons

Autumn has finally arrived. But before we gear up for hoodie weather and hot chocolate, I wanted to share some of my favorite images from Spring and Summer. 83 more words


In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox, by Carol Burnett****

  When I saw that Burnett had published a memoir of her years as America’s favorite comedic performer on The Carol Burnett Show, which ran from 1967 through 1978, my first thought was, what, another memoir? 890 more words

Book Blog

A stroll down memory lane!

Last week I had an opportunity to welcome a group of third semester MSW students from Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore; my alma mater, at my office. 486 more words