Content Warning: Mention of death and loss of a family member July 21, 2021, was the only day I ever wore my Nani’s (maternal grandmother’s) saree. After years of putting off the theme, my family finally committed to wearing sarees on Eid Al-Fitr. While one of my cousins bought hers[Read More…]
On Aug. 14, Montreal police reported that they had found the body of Eleanor Stubley, associate professor and associate dean (Graduate Studies) of the McGill Schulich School of Music, in the southwest borough of Montreal. Stubley had been missing since Aug. 7. While police have not disclosed many details of[Read More…]
Now, when I reflect upon my life, I see it in two distinct periods: Life with my mom and life without my mom. This division represents the unwelcome change that seeped into every domain of my life. Nothing was the same anymore—birthdays, Christmases, school, my home, my family, even myself—all realms of my life had changed.