Saturday, December 10, 2005

this morning in the car

NPR : More 'PostSecrets' Revealed, in Book Form
Weekend Edition - Saturday, December 10, 2005 · In November of 2004, Frank Warren invited strangers to anonymously write their secrets on postcards and mail them to his Maryland home. He's received over 10,000 secrets from around the world.

Now, 300 of the darkest and most outlandish secrets (one example: "Sometimes I wish I had lung cancer so my mom would quit smoking") have been collected in a new book, PostSecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives.


NPR : Out of India, Via Canada: 'Kiran Ahluwalia'
Canadian singer Kiran Ahluwalia's self-titled CD celebrates traditional Indian songs called ghazals. Ahluwalia left India as a girl.

The : Kiran Ahluwalia: "Lyrical, delicate and powerful, ghazals are poems set to music. They were created in Persia 1,000 years ago and traveled to India 400 years later. Although most are ballads, some can be danced to, and they all have to do with love: falling in and out of it, flirting, melancholy, or even the love of one's land. "

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