It was a label left over from the friend who had given me the boxes. In fact, this box contained only shoes. But, the label is perfect for this news round up.
I truly enjoyed this opinion piece by an Asian American researcher on the myth of the model minority and those who would perpetuate it.
It is a rare and beautiful treat to find an earnestly researched memorial about a homeless man. The lovingly recalled remarks are the best part. Here is an example:
"I kind of irritated him and he irritated me. But he was interesting," Baumann said. "Although he was dirty and homeless, he was not stupid. ... He wasn't somebody you feel sorry for; he was an active part of that community."
What will your papers/journals/letters say about you? Would you ask that they be burned? What would happen if someone published them instead? All this and more (or not) in these two articles... Robert Frost's letters and Pope John Paul's diaries. Of course, if you want to read JP's innermost thoughts, you will have to know or learn Polish.