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Trash Day

I convinced Lucero to wait for me while I throw the trash away. The trash container downstairs is huge, closed, and has a window on the side to toss the bags inside.Β  Well, I tossed my keys with the trash. They settled on the…

Grief

Grief is difficult, painful, sad, deep, silent, long, lonely, unpredictable… Why did we evolve to feel grief? Why is it that with all the distractions in the world, all the goals we set for ourselves, all the new people we meet, all the movies…

Forbidden Love.. in Lebanon

(The names have been changed, for privacy.) This is a story about two young hearts, who yearned for each other, for many years.. They were 18 when they met. Very adolescent, carefree, irresponsible, and rebellious. His name is Hashem, and she is Lara. He…

Pool and Salsa Dancing Party…

We live two hours away from D.C.. Just me and my daughter, Lucero. My family lives 6000 miles away, in a different world. We moved to the area 8 months ago. The past few months, I only had one goal: make a good life…