I invited myself along…

To a book challenge Word Wonders put up. If you are in need of some new reading material, look no further! How many books is too many books in a book series? I’m conflicted about this. When I was little, I DEVOURED the Thoroughbred, Boxcar Children, Babysitter’s Club, Sweet Valley High, Nancy Drew series…As long … Continue reading I invited myself along…

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Grief has a funny way of showing itself…

Sometimes it's jagged edges that hurt when you try to swallow. Sometimes it's laughing so hard you can't breathe and thinking of their laughter. Sometimes it's taking in your big moment and wishing you could turn to them at your side. Sometimes you forget, for just a moment, that they're not there anymore. And then … Continue reading Grief has a funny way of showing itself…

How Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud’s Failures Led to Multimillion-Dollar Success (originally posted on Brown Girl Magazine)

---In hono(u)r of the Independence Days of Pakistan and India, I wanted to share the following post I wrote for Brown Girl Magazine--- We all remember the day we were asked what we wanted to be when we grew up. In first-generation South Asian households, the responses are often predictable: doctor, engineer or lawyer. Your parents … Continue reading How Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud’s Failures Led to Multimillion-Dollar Success (originally posted on Brown Girl Magazine)

‘But How Do You Really Say Your Name?’: The Classic Desi Struggle (published on Brown Girl Magazine)

It’s the first day of school, and you’ve come to the dreaded moment. If your name isn’t Mike or Sarah, you know what’s in store for you. Can we just skip this part, and start the class? “Is there a, hold on a second, is there a — wait, I can’t pronounce this name. Is … Continue reading ‘But How Do You Really Say Your Name?’: The Classic Desi Struggle (published on Brown Girl Magazine)