i can’t find goat meat…

When making the rapid shift to Pasadena, I began a list of the replacements we’d have to uncover. And now that we’re here, the list has grown: Pediatrician General...

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dismantling helmut’s designer coffee table…

Sehba Sarwar

Packing and dismantling objects that we have collected for decades is more exhausting than I envisioned. In the past, I have either packed a suitcase and flown, or thrown...

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30 Jun, 2016

bumping into art and friends at airports…

Sehba Sarwar
30 Jun, 2016

At Houston’s Hobby Airport, as René, Minal and I walk toward our gate, I catch sight of glass art that has been installed along the tunnel between the gates...

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28 May, 2016

after another storm…

Sehba Sarwar
28 May, 2016

Another storm strikes the city, and many nearby parts of the state receive as many as 16 inches of rain over a two hour period. But in Houston, shortly...

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22 Apr, 2016

can flooding be defined and prevented?

Sehba Sarwar
22 Apr, 2016

Above: a swollen Buffalo Bayou two days after another “100 Year Flood” Four days after another “100 Year Flood” hit Houston, city residents are questioning the definition of 100...

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11 Mar, 2016

ammunition stores and minal’s project…

Sehba Sarwar
11 Mar, 2016

An ammunition store in Houston’s Oak Forest neighborhood Since I’ve been back in Houston, Minal and three of her classmates have been working on an International Baccalaureate (IB) project...

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30 Dec, 2015

exploring los angeles…

Sehba Sarwar
30 Dec, 2015

Watts Towers; photo by Minal René, Minal and I make a trek to Watts, one of LA’s oldest neighborhoods, where we manage to catch sunset at Watts Towers (Simon...

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05 Dec, 2015

another conversation…

05 Dec, 2015

As the bank teller processes my check, she asks: “You have a show tomorrow, don’t you?” I look up from my phone, noticing her face for the first time....

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03 Dec, 2015

a feast…

03 Dec, 2015

Today, I finally eat lunch at Lucy’s Ethiopian Restaurant, and I understand why I have heard so many rave reviews. The two platters I share with a friend contain...

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07 Nov, 2015

a passing conversation…

07 Nov, 2015

I don’t go to Home Depot very often, but I dropped by today to exchange a toilet seat. As the woman behind the counter processed my exchange, she threw...

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