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      What does the use of ice cubes reveal about a culture? Lots it seems.  We Americans expect to see a cool glass of water waiting for us at the dinner table.  Our drinks should be chilled, and ice readily available, especially during hot...

What am I reading?  The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls    What a fantastic memoir!  I was impressed with this author’s ability to be so brutally honest about poverty, abuse, neglect, and homelessness without judgement.  At the end, she describes candle flames “dancing along the border between...