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Going Rogue on facts

Sarah Palin’s “Going Rogue”, which I read recently, is a fascinating book in many ways.   The book told me so many things about Sarah Palin that I had never suspected before.  For instance: 1. Sarah Palin writes beautifully.  She writes much better than how she speaks or twitters.  Sample this (and all this in just…

Porters carrying supplies for building a school (Pic courtesy: GregMortenson.com)

Melting stony hearts through schools

The other day, Bill Maher was on Larry King’s show on CNN, and in his usual forthright manner, talked about terrorism and Afghanistan and how war is not the best way to fight terrorism. As I listened to Maher speak, I wondered if Greg Mortenson was also watching.  I could picture him sitting in his…

Fashion forecast by WSJ (Pic courtesy : WSJ/ Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2010)

Rising hemlines and the biggest boom of all time?

It was just a generation ago that women fought for the right to wear pants.  Even a few years back, many companies in the US considered business formal attire for women to mean a skirt suit (i.e. a jacket and a skirt) rather than a pantsuit.  Business formal aside, many women in the older generation…