Monthly Archives:

October 2011

  • Book Reviews

    Book Review: The Help

    …by Kathryn Stockett. Set in the 1960s in the small town of Jackson, Mississippi, ‘The Help’ is narratted by Aibileen, Minny and Skeeter. Aibileen and Minny are both black maids working…

  • Poetry

    Journey of Life

    Seated in the driver’s seatOn this journey called lifeMeandering through the busy streetsIncluding moments of strifeI glance at the rear-view mirrorReflecting back on the pastMemories that have thrilled meAnd those that…

  • Soapbox Issues

    Curtsying the queen

    I am not a fan of the royal family. I honestly think we should become a republic. I don’t understand people’s fascination with the royals in this day and age. And…

  • Life lessons

    Heartless…are we this way?

    I am sure many of you have heard or read about the story of the Chinese toddler earlier this week. Two year old Yue yue was hit by a van and…

  • Soapbox Issues

    Telemarketing Troubles

    I hate telemarketers. With a passion. I hate that they try to sell you stuff you don’t want. I hate that they call at weird hours. Like 7 p.m. at night…

  • All about the mind

    World Mental Health Day 2011

    October is Mental Health Awareness Month. And today, 10.10.11 is World Mental Health Day and the theme for this year is about investing in mental health. A day to acknowledge mental…