In a few weeks, I’ll be turning thirty. It’s not a big deal – at least I know it shouldn’t be, but I can’t help but fixate on the fact that I will be thirty. I will have lived thirty whole years on this earth! It is surreal. And it does feel like a big … More The Climb to Thirty
The other day, my mother came out of the kitchen and asked me how Zoom works. I tucked my arms in, leaned forward and rushed to her face: “Like this!” She shook her head and chuckled. Seriously, though, Zoom – an app I used only twice or thrice before COVID-19 – has become a crucial … More How Zoom Works
Life at a standstill. Stuck at home. So been taking some photos.
One night in 2012, I came home from work with rashes all over my body. It started as red splotches on my arms, which I had not found unusual at first because I had grown up having some sort of skin ailment or another. My tita, who was a dermatologist, would prescribe a cream or … More Staying Still
You can take a person out of a place, but how do you take the place out of a person? This morning, I am sitting on a chair in front of my desk in a room in a house in a city that is in a country I call home. But where am I, really? My … More Postcards from San Diego