Today I wrapped my hair up in a purple turban and put on a floral maxi dress (those are the ones that go down to your ankles). Despite the reactions from people on the street, this was not a decision made out of religious conservativeness, but rather out of laziness. I didn’t feel like styling […]

Understandings Received Before a Summer Storm

A few weeks ago I sat outside. It was just about to rain. The air was thick and humid, but still gave way to a cool and occasional breeze. I sat cross-legged in the driveway on a blue towel. I closed my eyes and breathed in deeply. I tried to take in every sound, every […]