I grip my the steering wheel and focus on the ramp that will spill us into the fast lane of Interstate-45. Minal calls out from the back: Did you...Read more
I converse with my friend/social worker/fellow-mother Stephanie, as we wait for our children to wrap-up soccer practice. I feel at “home” when I’m relaxed and comfortable, and able to...Read more
Part of my What Is Home? project includes raising question (with a few more thrown in, thanks to my friends Jaspal and Yaksha) to family members, friends and others...Read more
In 2007, I began a blog when inspired by a visit to my alma mater Mount Holyoke College, where a photograph of my friends and me calling for divestment of funds from South Africa, is framed and exhibited in the library, I use the space to document my movement between spaces, Houston, Karachi, Delhi, Dhaka, Los Angeles and elsewhere, recording observations, images and conversations. My blog remains a space where I document the multiple realities that I inhabit—writer, artist, mother, activist and transnational. Interviews from my blog were exhibited at Houston’s Baker Ripley Community Center (2014) and at Houston Public Library in downtown (2015).