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Never Too Old to Impress a Young Fan

My 8-year-old son, Rahul, can't get enough of the Beatles. He never tires of listening to their music, much to the dismay of his 11-year-old sister, Divya. She groans whenever he plays "Hey Jude," "Let it be" or another of their many hits from the '60s and '70s on our car stereo or other device. "Not the Beatles again," she says, covering her ears as though he's playing a recording of four screeching bugs from England. She'd rather listen to Taylor Swift, Katy Perry or just about any … Read More

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Obama Delivers ‘State of the Onion’ Address

In case you missed it, President Obama gave a great State of the Onion address on Jan. 20, 2015. Here is an excerpt: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We … Read More

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How to Draw Muhammad

It has become apparent, following the deadly attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, that many people are unsure of the rules governing the depiction of Prophet Muhammad. The magazine, … Read More


Time to Outsource the President’s Security

I was stunned to hear that an armed security contractor with a criminal record recently rode an elevator with President Obama. According to news reports, the Secret Service didn't do anything about … Read More

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The Punjab-Georgia Farmer Exchange Program

The word spread quickly through the farming community in Georgia: thousands of Indian farmers, mostly from the northern state of Punjab, were heading to Georgia to buy large parcels of fertile … Read More


Letter to your child’s teacher

Both my daughters are in school –- Lekha in third grade and Divya in first grade –- so I know firsthand the challenges of being a parent of school-going kids. That’s why I’ve decided to create a form … Read More


Facing up to an addiction

The 76-year-old woman walked down the hallway of Clearview Addictions Clinic, searching for the right department. She passed signs for the “HeroinAddiction Department (HAD),” the “Smoking Addiction … Read More


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