Shell Earrings Charlotte comes home from the beach with her mother – she is very excited about the shells they picked up. But, when her mom starts holding them up to her ear and saying “These would look great as earrings” Charlotte rolls her eyes and thinks … Bubble Text – for language translation Seriously … Continue reading Shell Earrings | Whisper Winds
“Everyone fails a math test,” my tutor told me, after I had failed one. I found out, as time went on, that those words were not just a consolation but the truth. Math, for the vast majority of us non-child-geniuses and prodigies, is very difficult. However, you simply have to get through it. You do … Continue reading This is how I learned math. Math is hard.
SC Republicans Sorry for Jewish Remarks COLUMBIA, S.C. (Oct. 21) – Two Republican county officials in South Carolina have apologized after they disparaged Jews in a newspaper op-ed in support of a fiscally conservative U.S. senator. The chairmen, Edwin Merwin Jr. and Jim Ulmer, wrote the newspaper in backing Republican Sen. Jim DeMint’s opposition to … Continue reading Hey Republicans: we are not amused!
Image by Getty Images via Daylife One thing about this year’s Man Booker award process just struck me as I was sitting here waiting for my doctor’s appointment (regular checkup, nothing scary): there were three women up for the prize. And in none of the commentary that I saw was it mentioned that three women … Continue reading The state of women in British Literature.