This piece is written as part of the #52essays2017 challenge initiated by Vanessa Martir. Currently we are on week 28th and I am on my 9th piece because life happens. $30,000! My mouth opened wide in disbelief. Do people really pay that much to send their kids to school? I couldn’t believe it. I was a sophomore in high … More How to POP and Thrive at an Independent School as a POC!
Reflections on Turning 40! It has been nearly four months since I turned 40 and the other day a dear friend took me out to dinner at my favorite Ethiopian restaurant Massawa. She also gave me a beautiful moss agate necklace. Coincidence, I think not. When I looked up the significance of the precious … More Reflections on Turning 40 5/52 #52essays2017