The Stubbornness of Good People

As human beings, we have the right to many things – the right to a home, the right to a nationality, the right to be defended in court…and the list goes on. The United Nations General Assembly made sure of it after World War II and the atrocities committed against millions of Jews in the Holocaust. Signed by 48 members of the United Nations on December 10, 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights contains 30 articles affirming the “inherent dignity and the equality and inalienable rights of all the human family.” … More The Stubbornness of Good People

The Fruit Guardians

Following a list of daily writing prompts for April to push myself to write more and yesterday was “In the Fridge.” It’s close to midnight. I’m hungry for a snack. I go down to the darkness of the kitchen and yank open the fridge door. Cool blue light slices through the shadows. Not sure what’s … More The Fruit Guardians

How Zoom Works

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