family

I wanted to throw my head back and laugh about the ridiculousness of it all

I climbed around inside, securing the kids, who’d been kept out too late, into the car seats.

Traveling Blues

When you're waiting for your nephew

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Strangers always come up to me at train stations and stores

I’ve been told I have a resting “please-come-talk-to-me” face, though I very rarely actually want strangers to talk to me.

Drag King Family

Swagger and unconditional love

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My Airport: SIN

At a time of increased tension in national politics, and a sharp crackdown on press freedom, the oasis of Changi International is a welcome one.

Do I believe in djinns that occupy homes and animals and sometimes even human bodies?

I didn’t figure anything out, but on the way back to Anu Ma’s house, we bought pomegranates.

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I thought to myself, “God, I love leaving social gatherings alone”

“Honey what was with the drive by good bye? I turned around and you were gone.”

Becoming Gambian, Becoming American

As much as coming to America has changed how my niece views family, my interaction with her have Gambianized my own view.

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My Airport: YEG

An airport that lets you enter the United States before you geographically enter the United States.