Is it me or is the world undergoing some grand cosmic change? Is the moon in a funky position or are things just getting crazier? The last couple of years have been a flip from the normalcy Americans seemed to live in. Since 2016 the breaking news headlines, phone notifications, and the entire world of … Continue reading What’s Going On, America?
One of my favorite things to do is sit out in public and watch people I don't know go about their day. This is probably one of the reasons why my favorite places to visit tend to be cities that are diverse, busy, and alive. You can sit outside of a restaurant in Berlin watching … Continue reading The “Gym-Man” Phenomenon
I was born in the early 1990s, a time when children had to actually use their imaginations in order to not die of boredom. I had a pogo-stick, scooter, telescope, an easy-bake oven, books, and a Walkman. There were countless board games stacked up at the top of my closet, and a tiny stool that … Continue reading Thinking of a Simpler Time, the 90s
You know that feeling you get when you walk past a group of men, they look at you from head to toe, as they hiss at your body? And how about the feeling you get when your friend begins to look at you differently, comments on your looks, then, one night asks you to send him … Continue reading On Being Woman…
A few weeks ago, I sat in a crowded public city center in Vienna, when a sudden fear crept into my head, the thought that at any moment, a shooter could walk in the middle of the crowd, and start taking out people, one by one, myself included. I began to devise exit strategies, think … Continue reading In America, Guns Matter More Than Lives