If someone asked me to describe this place in just one word, I’d pick divine. If a more personal word was asked of me, I’d pick home. Dahab is a small and humble town, situated on the southeast coast of the gem that is the Sinai Peninsula. Growing up, I had been accustomed to traveling […]Read more "Dahab Divine Pt. 1"
“Social media is not real life” is the first thing you’ll read when you check out Essena O’Neill’s Instagram account. Her display picture (or is it called an icon?) shows someone with a TV set for a head that reads “We are a brain-washed generation.” Her last post was days ago and her follower count […]Read more "Why we need to listen to Essena O’Neill"
Last week was my 23rd birthday, and it was strange. Not because of the events that took place (it was quite uneventful), but because of something else: the fact that I never really thought I’d ever turn 23. I remember freaking out at the thought of turning 16, 17, 18… Now I’m 23 and I’m an […]Read more "23 things I learned in my 23 years"
Five years ago, I made the best decision of my life. A decision that would change me, my life, and my outlook on everything forever. A decision that still, to this day, helps me with my battle with mental illness. I adopted a dog. My son, my purpose, my best friend, and the love of […]Read more "Egyptian TNR Program: How You Can Help Save Lives"
Yeah, that’s right. If you don’t know who Sam Simon is, I’ll assume you’ve been living under a rock since birth, but it’s okay. If you know The Simpsons, you know Sam Simon. But I’ll introduce him to you in my own way anyway. Sam Simon is the co-creator of the hit animated sitcom The […]Read more "That One Time Sam Simon Retweeted Me and I Dreamed About It"
Zero Schoolgirl, if you haven’t already heard of her, is a bold 19 year-old top student named Mariam Malak who was recently wronged by a massively corrupt education system. Coming from a small village in Minya, Malak was a hardworking high-achiever who dreamed of following in her brothers’ footsteps and becoming a doctor. Scoring very […]Read more "Zero Schoolgirl: An Unlikely Heroin"
I’ve been staring at my screen for some time now, just trying to think of something to say about the news I heard this morning. I don’t know if I’m struggling because I have nothing to say or because I have a lot. I don’t know. What I do know is that I am not […]Read more "Thanks For The Memories"