Fight

Though I am not so very old, I’ve already witnessed several events that I knew would later become the pages of a history book: the horrors of September 11th 2001; Hurricane Katrina’s devastating effects on New Orleans in 2005, the monumental election of the US’s first (only?) black president in 2008, that awful day when Russia invaded Ukraine and took…

The reality is messier and richer

Go up 15th street, Make a left, and you’ll meet: The White House. It’s smaller than you might expect. Yet, it never fails to demand respect, With its grand columns and that bright coat of paint. It’s more than a house, more than a building. It’s an idea. It’s an icon. It’s a symbol of…

Another year in numbers (and words)

  Another year, another 12 months of crazy life lived: On numbers: 207 (approx) hours or 8.63 days spent in transit in airports or on airplanes 200+ hours of yoga in 2 months of teacher training 29 inches of snow in 1 DC snowstorm 18 different airports 7 (ish) books read for pleasure (Pitiful! Although I will…