i wish i were more…myself

i've been in the process of writing this post for a while now but the first sentence keeps alluding me. so now that THAT is out of the way, here's the meat: i've moved back to houston and the experience has been... indescribable. I have been happy, happy, happy and then suddenly, really lost and reclusive.… Continue reading i wish i were more…myself

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When i need it most….

You come find me with your blinding rays of warmth & I no longer feel frozen in my bones.

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An exception….

Everything in England is smaller than Texas.... The cars, the homes, the people, the meals BUT as I encountered my first bout of winter sickness last week, I finally found an exception.


Things along the way…

"We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars in the dust." -Rumi    

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I see you everywhere i go…

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Blown Away

If i could sum up these first two months of London with a picture, it would be Thomas Barbey's "Blown Away".

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“where are you? where are you going?”

so after the teaser visit to London, I ended up in Karachi to spend some time with the in-laws and mend a somewhat broken heart before the start of my husband's semester in October. It was the absolute best thing that could've happened to my little family since leaving the big bear hug Houstonians wrapped… Continue reading “where are you? where are you going?”



Houston goodbyes left me so drained that the first few days in London felt so uplifting and free and exciting.... and then the homesickness kicked in. The novelty of a new city with no real contacts set in and the shine of London has worn off considerably...still exhilarating to step out into the city everyday… Continue reading teaser.

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Catching a piece of the sunset…

Another day draws to a close with less than a week left...hopefully this tightening in my chest will ease once I'm finally on a plane...