Tag Archives: Tradition

Not For Me

Twice in as many days I have been told that I should be open to change in my life and look for a mate. One well-meaning friend and her mother spoke again about getting me to color my prematurely grey … Continue reading

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Reflections on Breastfeeding

I am grateful that my little one got over “mama” (mom’s breast milk) so quickly, even though it is still a big deal for me, emotionally. As I was reflecting on this wonderful bonding gift that I gave myself and … Continue reading

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Hit Me Where it Hurts

I think my brother-in-law is an idiot. But then again there are so many of his kind in my old country. Recently, I lamented in this post the plight of women in my country of origin. The piece was brought … Continue reading

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Why?

As I sit here near the Southernmost tip of Africa wearing shorts and sandals, my sister still perches north of the Arabian peninsula and dons her headscarf to go out shopping. When I first heard about my sister’s conversion to … Continue reading

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