After Tragedy, How (Not) to Mourn for Regat

When I met Regat, I immediately sensed her spirit animal a dolphin. Her playfulness, coöperation, and inner strength are what makes her beautiful. Not to mention her gift of gab. My aunt, Regat, cherishes emotional human contact and is the first person to laugh at her clumsy habits despite what life has hurled out.

The Commute: A Story from Hollywood and Highland

When you find introspection in the form of an underground subway art installation two thousand four hundred fifty miles away from home

4 Eritrean Superstitions & Beliefs

I learned new superstitions in Eritrea this past summer, and others are gleaned from my mother’s musings.

Learn Tigrinya, Before Snapping at Relatives

A photo session among family members who don’t speak English taught me an important lesson in photographing abroad.