The Year I Grew Up

To most adults who I interact with, I am “very young.” But for some reason, I feel like I’ve already lived a thousand lifetimes. I just feel old. Things are hurting already. Ha! In 2019, I turned 26 – on February 26th. Since it was the fabled “golden birthday” dubbed by fellow millennials as something […]

A Memoir Of JoAnna Farkouh

The way her tongue clicked as she switched from French to Arabic, her mother listening via Skype from thousands of miles away in Lebanon; it all was such magic. Her black boots were pushed in the corner near her dresser, the laces lying lifelessly on the floor. I wanted to take a picture of her […]