Reading Time: < 1 minute The failure felt like a direct betrayal by our politicians who we’ve entrusted to keep us and our families safe. I was angry. Angry at the mismanagement of resources, angry at the fact that this could’ve been avoided – I was burning angry.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Each stroke of the pen seems to define a buried treasure – a characteristic within me only visible when I engage in this writing thing. And so I chip away – often just exploring – my aim is not to arrive at a certain destination but rather to tour the landscape of my current mind – to gently observe as it ebbs and flows like a tide.
Reading Time: 4 minutes “I know I’m in the right place,” says Velma Martin, head coordinator of the Accessible Instructional Materials Center (AIM). “I have rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia which really limit my ability to move. I’m getting surgery on both knees soon, but when I see what some of these [blind] students are doing, I can’t complain.” The […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute Life is at once beautiful and brutal. Sometimes it’s easy to want to call it quits, turn away and never look back. For those moments in life, when all seems to be falling apart, I turn to Sharon Draper’s lovely young adult book, Out Of My Mind. (Linked to Los Angeles public library.) Draper’s book tells the […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Obscenity is defined as relating to sex in extremely shocking or offensive way. Clearly, obscenity is, at best, a nuanced termed that will vary from individual to individual. A major problem that publications face is navigating the legal challenges between obscene and artistic. A Clear Divide? How to bridge the divide between individual artistic expression […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes A closer look at WordPress WordPress is an incredibly powerful CMS (content management system) that powers over 70 million websites around the world. The most notable sites are the New York Times, CNN and the Rolling Stones. But what makes WordPress the to-go-to platform? Aren’t all sites created equally? First, no – WordPress is created by […]