The American Word Scramble

Language decides one’s destiny, especially in a foreign land. For a girl coming from India, who has had all her schooling in English, settling down in the US, must be pretty easy isn’t it? Well, it is not all fairy tale. Although I had my schooling in English, I spoke my native language at home. […]

Tommy’s Job Hunting Journey

A classroom is like a box of chocolates, filled with surprises. Each kid possesses a unique personality and traits. You won’t know them, until you peep into their behavior patterns, hobbies, interests and routine habits. Tommy was one such kid in his middle school class, academically he was an average student. He did not stand […]

Inequality and Words

Harper Lee’s famous novel , “To Kill A Mocking Bird”, juxtaposed racial prejudice and the justice system in a small southern town. Readers experienced the sad truth of entrenched inequalities in the application of the law. By most measures the legacy of Harper Lee, now deceased at 89, and other pioneers in literature and politics […]