On Friendships: Lessons from my Adaobis

Reading time: 4 minutes Everyone is my teacher. Some I seek. Some I subconsciously attract. Often I learn simply by observing others. Some may be completely unaware that I’m learning from them, yet I bow deeply in gratitude. -Eric Allen More than half of my closest friends are first-born daughters. I call them my Adaobis (only in my head, […]

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Now you see me again.

Reading time: 2 minutes In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you. -Leo Tolstoy If you’ve been wondering where I’ve been, it’s in hibernation. Sometimes, it’s what your mind needs. Going through a period of fallow where you don’t get up to much, and simply exist. After all, nature does it too. It […]

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Think Pieces

Dear Reader

Reading time: 2 minutes I wanted to write about endings. This purely had to do with me reading the room and trying to fit in a spot. Then I spoke to Tee and she said, why don’t you write about beginnings instead? I was like, “ma’am. what? it’s literally the end of the year.” One thing she said that […]

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The year I return to Love.

Reading time: 5 minutes I started reading at the tender age of six and the first book I ever read had the word “orchard” in it. I remember this because it is a lie. I, in fact, do not remember anything from when I was aged six but I remember burying my head in books very early on and […]