This beautiful, haunting novel is a retelling of Charles Dickens David Copperfield placing it in the modern day Appalachian Mountains in Virginia instead of city life in Victorian England. It shows that the effects of grinding poverty, especially on the young has not improved enough in the past century and a half.
Labor day is coming up in the States; if you are going to or hosting a end-of-the-summer party and agreed to bring a salad or side dish but either don’t know what to make or want a change from your same ol’ same ol’ here is the recipe.
“Shelley” comes from a despised branch of the extended family tree in China; full of optimism he heads to America to live with his fabulously wealthy uncle in San Francisco. He quickly discovers things are not as he thought. He faces new troubles and old trouble in the name of his cousin Deng follow him.
Here is a very tasty, fun and easy to cook recipe from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe. It’s perfect for the grill.
Elizabeth Holmes wanted to be rich. She dropped out of Stanford when she thought she had the idea to achieve her goal. She started a company called Theranos that planned, then promised to perform a myriad of blood tests on just a drop of blood. Her mismanagement and lies landed her in prison.