Danny Gregory is this month’s guest on Tidings. He is also my son. Danny started his love affair with books when he was six years old which he credits for the creative life he has led ever since. He is a … View full post
Begging: a profession? a misfortune? a job? a scourge? a spiritual practice? an industry? a stain on society? freedom of choice? Lively commentary along with interviews with American tourists to India and Indian bloggers and writers. Also illustrated blog post here. First … View full post
Based in Fairfield, Connecticut, Inni Kaur is the CEO of SikhRI, a global, virtual organization dedicated to promoting the teachings of the Sikh faith. She tells us about her international childhood,the contradictions she had to untangle in the search for … View full post
A Picture Is Worth 25 Lives Janet Lee Berg “Rembrandt’s Shadow” Janet Lee Berg Post Hill Press, $15 In the 72 years since it ended, World War II has provided us with a seemingly inexhaustible supply of stories, a global … View full post
Syrian-American composer, pianist and humanitarian activist Malek Jandali talks about his international mission to preserve and protect Syria’s rich embattled heritage and to build peace through music and education. In this spirit, he founded an annual competition for young pianists and … View full post
For a daring new leafages project made possible by the leather-like quality of this most noble of leaves.