Missing Person: Found

We see these postings far too often; some young thing goes missing, their loved ones are devastated and we all fear the worst. And also too often, the news reports the worst outcomes: the body of that missing person we just heard about was found1 but sometimes the authorities find the missing person safe2. I know the bad outcomes outnumber the good, and I’m not trying to pretend that […]

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Condom Rabbits

From the archives:
We’ve got you covered, Jazzy!

It’s my birthday today! I’ve had a great day so far and nothing makes me happier than being able to give other people presents on a day like today. It brings back memories of when I was in grade school in Dubai; you see, the tradition was that the birthday girl or boy1 would bring candies to hand out on their special day. I’ll be tickling everyone’s sweet-teeth tomorrow […]


Four years ago 3

The other day, a friend of mine who takes amazing photographs, Chris Luckhardt posted something on his Instagram account that got me thinking about the horrible earthquake that devastated Japan. His post: Since you can’t read the full description that Chris wrote in the screen cap, Chris said: “4 years ago, a devastating 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit the coast of Japan and caused catastrophic damage across a […]

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November 2014

Happy 2015: It’s a Brand New Year!

It isn’t that nothing notable has happened in my life since Remembrance Day. Rather, a lot happens every day and I can’t keep up anymore. I still want to write here. I still have things to say. I think I just need some time to figure out the things I want to say out loud. I love words too much to completely abandon this project. I’m anxious and excited […]


Remembrance Day

There is a part of me that wonders why I care about these people who I’ve never met, nor have I ever seen their suffering first hand. There is another part of me though, that just says, ‘shut up and respect the things you know nothing about.’ And that is what I chose to listen to on days like Remembrance Day, and 9/11. They have lived through1 some horrible […]

Found on Imgur: Memorial Day