First Stop.

Everyone knows the journey of a thousand miles starts with the first step. I have started mine many years ago – a journey of discovery; primarily of self discovery while exploring the world. My journey is an ongoing quest of what I love, what I’m good at, and what should I do with my life.  Continue reading “First Stop.”

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April is a special month to my heart.

The month my beloved grandfather was born, when I met a dear ex-boyfriend who was supposed to be husband but didn’t, and the month a woman named Maya Angelou was born. Maya, a prominent black woman and author influenced the world with the beauty of her words and poetry reflecting her strong values and beliefs to inspire others with goodness, spread kindness, and overcome hate. Continue reading “Courage”


Profound and deep meanings brings  the best of writers- few know how to do so well.


I don’t remember a day in my life before her. She was there, a year earlier than me. I wasn’t sure how we were related, I just took it as it was, that we were together in this existence.

She used to visit us with an old woman, I was told to call teta and I knew that “teta” was part of my surrounding, someone my parents looked ok around, so I was ok around. She looked old but seemed nice, she would smile at me. Looked like she loved me but I was more interested in the little girl who was always with her. I didn’t know when to expect her but she used to come with teta to our house. We would play a little, then she would leave again with teta to wherever they came from.  I never knew when she would come next. But I looked…

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Everything we create, say, give, and produce, we are sharing with the world a little bit of ourselves. Whatever we feel, express, experience we share it with those around us, to those we know and strangers alike. The world is a space we are sharing and you are sharing your world with us.  Continue reading “#imsharing”


I stumbled upon this picture while reading an article about a prominent Brazilian photographer named Sebastião Salgado. “The Brazilian is renowned for the long-term projects he undertakes, devoting years at a time to documenting the story of a particular people or the evolution of a certain place,”  writes Helen Walters on Continue reading “Naked”


There’s something about cats. They have attitude. They’re feisty.  They nag. A lot. And although they are known to be curious, they seem to be confused.  I don’t know how the idea dawned upon me, but I realized cats and I have much in common.  Continue reading “Tarboush”

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