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Day 21

I haven’t forgotten! I swear! Just been in the throes of moving out of my dear Banjara Cottage, my sanctuary for the last three years. Normally I’m really blasé about moving; since college began and I first moved away from home, I’ve given that title to eight different addresses. After all of those moves, as…

Day 20

Three years have gone by since I left the world of academia to pursue life in the tech world. For all it is hyped to be and in some case is -free food, incredible opportunities, high growth, passionate peers- it can also be an absolute pressure cooker of intensity with a side of compete isolation.…

Day 19

Today I am grateful for this vintage, artisan, organic, gluten free, vegan – friendly, gourmet, one of a kind, small batch, family business owned, hipster, gem of a woman: my mom. family

Day 18

Grateful for the weekend, two days to wind down, shut off and do my favorite thing – nap. Grateful for the beauty of this cycle, every week, and the peaceful moments of contemplation that accompany it.

Day 17

Four years ago, during my last semester at Berkeley, I was part of a poetry translation workshop with Professor Bob Hass, a legend in the Berkeley English department. After a semester of Sanskrit, 2 years of Hindi, hours buried in shabdkosh both online and at the library, it still felt like a miracle to me…

Day 16

Yesterday’s post felt like therapy; I felt exhausted and today I really didn’t want to continue digging deep. This project takes commitment and I’m hoping to push past my own insecurities to continue writing from a deep place. So I’m returning to the familiar, which in some way seems to be the most meaningful, and…