The Proverbial Cage

Oh, big deep breaths. I’ve started feeling like a caged animal this past week. It started when Monday morning rolled … More

This I Know

My teta (“grandma” in Arabic) used to wash paper plates and Ziploc bags so she could reuse them. I would … More

Four Out of Five

The day before I turned 38, I had a fever, aches and pains, and a softball game to take my … More

What is This Teaching Me?

I’ve been uninspired to write lately, partly because I have been swamped with work, single mothering, holidays, and I started … More

The Waiting

The waiting is the hardest part Every day you see one more card You take it on faith, you take … More

Spectacularly Ordinary

A few weeks ago, I found out that a neighbor from my childhood street (where my parents have lived for … More