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Chapter 28: Changes

This time last year I consumed more than half a pack of cigarettes a day. During more¬†unstable moments I could finish three to fives sticks consecutively. I thought…

Rough roads: August photodiary

On the first ten days of the year!

Here I am sprawled on the bed on a Friday night, sipping on a glass of hot dalandan juice freshly squeezed with my trembling hands 20 minutes ago,…

10 life lessons I learned in 2013

What an interesting year it has been! From starting it out quite miserably, the last 8 months brought me tons of new experiences and life lessons. Turns out,…

Meraki: work with heart

At 10, I kept a journal with information gathered from books and kid encyclopedias. Each spread containing trivia that normal kids at that age would find irrelevant like…

Twenty-seven

So it’s true. It’s not how much you spend on your birthday but how and who you spend it with that matters. Since I was not able to…

Chapter 26: The transition

Last February, I sat inside a coffee shop with¬†Mikka, my pretty and petite friend from college, as we shared a sunset and several sad stories about how our…