ArchiveMay 2018

Three good books about India

I’ve been pondering a family trip to India, so I’m reading books about India like a fiend. Maximum city: Bombay lost and found, by Suketa Mehta I couldn’t put this one down. Part autobiography, the author is an Indian who returns to India after spending some time in America. He intersperses anecdotes about his life and daily living in Mumbai with descriptions of his interactions...

Everyone makes school’s cheer squad after parent complains

A New Jersey mom went to her daughter’s school and complained about her not making the cheerleading squad – so now everyone gets to make the team. ​ “All my hard work has been thrown out the window,” seethed cheerleader Stephanie Krueger about the ruling during a Board of Education meeting last week in East Hanover. “I tried my hardest. Now everything is going away because of one child who...

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