The readers’ club of Dimensions - School of Phonetics and Spoken English a unit of the Dimensions Institute for Education and Research (DIER) in its meeting held on November 27 under the aegis of United Tribal Society resolved to declare the year 2010 as ‘Donate a Book’ year. The purpose is to reach out to marginalized and underprivileged children with books and educative material for the promotion of literacy. Dimensions has extended invitation to people to come forward and donate used and old books to any of the Dimensions Centres at Naharbari Dimapur or Circular Road Dimapur. The house also resolved and released the calendar events for the year 2011 wherein several workshops and visitation of prominent writers and speakers have been included.Meanwhile, the Dimensions annual picnic and social get together would be held on December 11.
Ever since I was a child, I’ve heard about the garden my grandmother nurtured in her backyard in Montebello, Calif. Her larder was filled with beans, tomatoes, squash, berries, let