Tag: family

Thoughts on Kobe Bryant’s Death

Not that my thoughts matter in a tragic situation like this. My heart goes out to all the families that lost a loved one from this tragic accident. However, I am tired of seeing Facebook posts and articles telling people how to feel, what to do, and what to say. In a time of grief

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Sunshine of an​ Introvert’s Mind

I use to want to change myself. I use to feel insecure about my inability to be as free and outspoken as others. I use to write in my journals declarations of the new me. I convinced myself that one day I would be so free that people would look up to me. I was

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Life in Kuwait: The Ramadan Experience

Ramadan Kareem is similar to Christmas for Muslims. Minus the Santa Clause, celebrating Jesus’s birth, and giving gifts. Okay, maybe it’s nothing like Christmas, but it relates to Christmas because it is a time when people spend time with their families, give to the poor, and try to be a better person. The purpose is

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In Search of Her Bajan Roots

My cousin Danielle’s late grandfather was born in Barbados and moved to the US at some point. He married Danielle’s grandmother and had 3 children, one of which is Danielle’s mom. Danielle’s aunt- Aunt Bev has been coming to Barbados to search for their family. We decided to take a break from eating and going to the beach

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