I opened the can of life and experiences flooded out. What is it to experience, to feel, to live, to remember and to forget? I look around on the bus during every commute, to and from work, and marvel at the people staring into their phone screens, trying to connect while missing connections. I'm one … Continue reading So Far, So Good: In the Land of Milk & Hummus
The sounds of birds chirping make their way through my ajar window. An orange glow creeps along the wall, bringing the lights from the streets into my four corners. Garbage trucks trickle along the edge of the asphalt, cleaning up what was left behind. It's 5 o'clock in the morning, but my mind isn't running … Continue reading 5 AM: Time Tells Tales of Parallel Universes
The list can go on an on, but here's what I found to be the biggest dangers of traveling, or more precisely, returning from a life-changing trip. 1. Culture: You'll experience so many different cultures, and at the same time, come to find that societies do have different expectations and values in different places. Therefore, when … Continue reading The Real Dangers of Traveling
I want to pour the milk in your coffee And watch it dance in circles Round and round it goes Turning darkness into light Drink up the love And soak up the sun Are you still by my side? Or have I left you behind? We traversed the corners of the nation But took a … Continue reading Finding the Light
“I used to be afraid of failing at something that really mattered to me, but now I'm more afraid of succeeding at things that don't matter.” - Bob Goff If you haven't heard of the book "Love Does," here you go. Yesterday, I was sitting in a friend's loft hanging out under her stairs, and I … Continue reading Love Does.
People say the world is small, and that's an expression to showcase how the seemingly coincidental moments occur. When you really think about it, the world is large, vast and in a way, can be considered infinite. Often when I'm at the beach, I think about all the grains of sand and how there is … Continue reading Sand, Se(e) and Shorelines
Last night, I went to a yoga class like never before. I had zero expectations and was ready to do my downward dogs and chaturangas for the following 60 minutes. Classic of me - I was the first to arrive, even before the studio doors were open (because for me, early is on time and … Continue reading Perro Descendente