When Raj Aluri entered the University of South Carolina in 1976 as an international student from India, he was one of only a handful of foreign students on campus.
I was in the Chicago airport when I met Jan who was on her way to visit her fiancé for the weekend.
The image of a flying infant, armed with a bow and arrows, represents the hope and celebration of love on Valentine’s Day.
“The thing about dreams, though, is they usually sound crazy to everyone but you. All it takes is one other person to buy into them to keep you going.” — Lopez Lomong
What do an 18th century microscope, an Edison cylinder phonograph from 1905, an early De Forest radio, early IBM Apple computers, computer chips and all types of clocks have in common?
For most, crawling into the attic to retrieve bins and boxes of winter clothes, scarves and coats — packed up at the beginning of March just as the winter weather is moving out — is something to avoid as long as possible.
Ahhhh, the holidays! A time for Silver Bells, exchanging well thought-out Christmas cards, festive attire, gathering with friends and family, gift giving and parties — lots of parties.
Before he was coming down chimneys, adorned in his iconic red suit and black boots to deliver toys to all of the deserving children, St. Nicholas was known as the “protector of children and sailors.”
There is perhaps no canonical author who has had swept modern culture as comprehensively as Jane Austen.