Long ago during the days of anonymous AIM chat rooms and dial-up Internet, little Tania was a mastermind of ideas. Before becoming burdened with adulthood and its accompanying anxieties and risk-aversion ways, she was quite the action-taker, believe it or not. What I should also mention (can't handle third-person reference for more than 20 seconds)… Continue reading We’re all kid-trepreneurs at heart.
The long stretch of Spring marked by hunger pangs and tongues dry as cacti lounging in our mouths came to a close on Saturday night. Thirty days of Ramadan culminated last weekend with the celebration of Eid-al-fitr, a day that, fittingly, is observed by stuffing yourself with as much food and delicacies as possible in… Continue reading Sweet land of liberty…?
The word of the day: grateful. The experience in feeding the hungry when you're fasting during Ramadan is extremely humbling, to say the least. A few coworkers and I gathered at the Holy Apostles Church this morning to serve a meal to hundreds of New Yorkers from all walks of life. I was assigned bussing… Continue reading 30 days in 3 hours.
Do not underestimate our will. Proud to uphold the honor of my sex today, but sad that despite worldly advances, we must still fight for our recognition. source: TIME
*Opinion piece In a paradoxical sense, I am at once a skeptic and simultaneously a fan of serendipity. But if the latter exists in its happiest form, then its less-positive counterpart must exist. I don't believe coincidences are really just that. That being said, my commute to work this morning was riddled with coincidences. I… Continue reading A country’s scars revealed, the wounds never healed.
Wildly in search of a desperate need for inspiration.
I bite my lip. Fidget around in my seat with my legs tucked into a vague lotus position. Released a stifled coughed, scratch at the skin around a budding pimple and mentally cursing its appearance the day before Homecoming Weekend. I shift uncomfortably. There is a sense of unease, a constant presence that weighs itself… Continue reading The elephant in the room, addressed.