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Images of Maple Syrup now on Flickr

Maple syrup is made by boiling down or reducing sap collected from sugar maple, red maple or black maple trees. It is a sweet condiment unique to North America and enjoyed worldwide. 156 more words


What is Satyameva Jayate

A mantra from the Mundaka Upanishad(3.1.6).

  1. सत्यमेव जयते नानृतं
  2. सत्येन पन्था विततो देवयानः ।
  3. येनाक्रमन्त्यृषयो ह्याप्तकामा
  4. यत्र तत् सत्यस्य परमं निधानम्

Satyam Eva jayate nānṛtaṃ 46 more words


The Translator, by Ward Just

This 1991 work is not the novel I expected from this author. It is not about the Mid-West. And not about Washington, DC. Nor is it about the newspaper business. 1,056 more words

Literary Reviews


YeKatit 18, 2011, 20th of Adar I, 5779, Monday, February 25, 2019

Torah Portion Parashat Wayakhel. ןיכהל, in Diaspora)

Shalom Selamta Tenayistiling Family,

Modei Ani, Lefaneka, Mekek Chai WahaKayom. 796 more words

Righteousness, Faith And Grace

The Inuit Ulu – Diverse, Strong, Spiritual

By Ellen Bond

The ulu is a knife with a semi-circular shaped blade which translates as “women’s knife” in the Inuit language of Inuttut. Ulus date back 4,519 years ago (2500 BCE). 503 more words


The Wealth of the Nation: Scotland, Culture and Independence

by Cairns Craig, Edinburgh University Press (2018)

Cairns Craig is a leading scholar in Scottish and modernist literature. He has been Professor of Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of Aberdeen since 2005. 1,446 more words


'Interracial Citizenship' in Wartime Britain

With the past few blog posts focusing primarily on notions of gender and class, it is high time we address the role of race in the construction of British citizenship. 848 more words