Sometimes…

Sometimes…

In today’s blog I am sharing a few random musings that have been drumming through my head over the past week. They are partially inspired by thoughts that I was having at various points during and after my recent work trip to Dubai, UAE. As I took in the sights...
Behind the Scenes Children of the Ocean God: Carib Petroglyphs

Behind the Scenes Children of the Ocean God: Carib Petroglyphs

In today’s blog I want to share more about a very interesting and less well known aspect of Carib (i.e., Kalinago) culture and history. The Caribs recorded seminal events and noteworthy aspects of their lives through drawings that they carved/cut into rocks and...
Homegoing: Visit to St. Vincent Part 2

Homegoing: Visit to St. Vincent Part 2

Sorry for the delay in sharing the second part of my recent visit to the island of St. Vincent. As I mentioned in my previous blogpost, I was barely on the ground for twenty-four hours. So it was a whirlwind trip filled with many emotional and spiritual highlights....
End of Year Writing Update

End of Year Writing Update

As 2022 has drawn to a close and is now firmly in the rearview mirror, I just want to share a brief reflection. Overall the last year was very trying for me on a personal and professional level. However, despite the challenges it was a period of tremendous growth as a...
Homegoing: Visit to St. Vincent Part 2

Homegoing: Visit to St. Vincent Part 1

This week I would like to share some of my experiences from my recent visit to the island of St. Vincent. Although I was barely on the ground there for 24 hours, I encountered so many fascinating sights and sounds, which triggered me both emotionally and spiritually....
Book Review: Cancer Ward (Alexander Solzhenitsyn)

Book Review: Cancer Ward (Alexander Solzhenitsyn)

Cancer Ward by Alexander Solzhenitsyn is a masterfully written, insightful and poetic indictment of communism in Russia. Viewed through the lens of the lives of a cast of colorful patients and healthcare personnel at a cancer ward of an unnamed hospital in Tashkent in...
Gazing into the Abyss

Gazing into the Abyss

In his acclaimed novel, Beyond Good and Evil, Friedrich Nietzsche once famously wrote “Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster, and if you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.” I came across these words recently after listening to a...
Live Free or Die!

Live Free or Die!

“Live free or die!” This was the mantra that I often uttered mindlessly in my twenties, without fully appreciating what these words really mean. Back then my youthful arrogance made me feel invincible. I was ready to take on the world head-on, with an...

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