Monthly Archives: January 2013


[Above: Walking to school in lake effect snow at 7 a.m.  Temperature is 7 degrees F.  Windchill is somewhere below 0 F.  Below: Old-fashioned cash register at Literary in Tremont, trendy (ikea-inspired?) decor at Felice on Larchmere] Its no secret that lawyers are voracious readers.  It’s also no secret that graduate students are prolific procrastinators, […]

Inauguration Day, 2013.

Four years ago, in a dark, dirty university cafeteria in London, my friends and I watched excitedly as President Barack Obama was sworn into office. That historic moment was a personal triumph for me, as well as a triumph for this country — it was in fact the first election I had voted in, albeit […]

on writing about Africa (my 2 cents)

Recently, I’ve been missing my Uganda host family very much, pulling my thoughts back to Kampala.  The first time I built a life abroad on my own, I was in London.  I mostly brought back mostly stories of tourism, street fashion, and funny anecdotes about my day-to-day.  Because everyone knows what London is, was, and […]

Happy New Year!!! (Indian Wedding Pt. 4)

Happy New Year!! And welcome 2013!  I celebrated with my family on Sunday night by throwing a huuuuuuge party, one we’ve been planning for almost a year now.  Oh, and my sister happened to get married too. See how excited she is? She’s supposed to be meditating and praying for her husband’s long life in […]