I am hopeful that this year will be better than the last. I am hopeful that people are going to rally around the most vulnerable members in society. I am hopeful that the world can unite for a common purpose. I am hopeful that the atrocities in Syria will end. I am hopeful that people … Continue reading Hopeful

Resilient – USA

As a non-American, this election season has been a nightmare and I cannot imagine the pain Americans have endured seeing a man like Donald Trump - words are not enough to describe how vile and unqualified he truly is - elected to the highest honor there is. The world may view the country as divided … Continue reading Resilient – USA


I have always wondered what ovation means to the person receiving the applause. Is it an ego-boost? Or is it an appreciation of the outstanding work a person has accomplished? Or has it just become a standard response to do when we welcome a celebrity? For me, ovation is a simple gesture much like smiling. … Continue reading Ovation