The English Major

A week ago I sat in a Starbucks in Lansdale – typing away, earbuds in, getting some work done. It was evening and dark outside. The last rush of coffee drinkers and daily meetings were coming to an end before the nighttime lull of cleanup and dimmed lights. I had a corner table and couldn’t…

Walk before you run

~3.5 mos. later – knee healed, colder temps, and improved air quality; I’m back. 💝  

En una temporada de nuevos comienzos

“In God’s time, when He gives you a dream, you better believe that it will come to pass.” – Pastor Charles Olmeda. [English translation] Happy New Year! ~ Happy 2018. This is a time of new beginnings, or “una temporada de nuevos comienzos.” The things we left behind in 2017 remain in 2017 – or we can…

Tomato & Carrot Soup

September, October…November. Where did October go? How did I miss an entire month of blogging? The upside of my writing absence is that writing missed me. These past few weeks have made clear how important writing is to me, and that I *hopefully* won’t let more than 30 days go by without checking in here;…

Word on the street

Phew! It’s been a minute. This summer I’ve taken a few months to decompress, rest, and connect with lawyers in the community and Lehigh Valley (my hometown!). Never too far from the City and its neighbors though, with: 1. Interviews/meetings in the Philly area, +2. *A remarkably incredible and LOVELY Indian wedding in Wissahickon earlier this…

Self-portrait v. 1

July 29, 2017. I give all of the glory to God. Three days ago I sat for the two-day Pennsylvania Bar Exam. This entire study process has been daunting, humbling, intense, and now – a great relief. During the increasingly scarce non-study hours, I managed to create new law friendships, learn new music, cook (finding…