Chaos Management

Yesterday, exactly five weeks into this COVID-19 quarantine, I had a meltdown after dinner that ended with me abruptly turning…

The Proverbial Cage

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

This I Know

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

Four Out of Five

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

First Post of the Year

Happy New Year! We’re almost a full month into 2020 and I am still trying to find my bearings. I…

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…

The Waiting

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

Spectacularly Ordinary

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