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Leaves, Lemons and Lockdown
This blog post explores the motives, meaning, and role of food and the sharing of food and food pictures during this pandemic.
Thailand’s “Too Pan Suk” Gives Me Hope
My reaction to Thai’s news on Too Pan Suk or Pantry of Sharing initiative, a local makeshift food pantry project.
This Quarantine Period
I look at the origin of the word "quarantine" and its significance and note that the idea of quarantine is not new for women who hail the Tamil Brahmin community in South India.
How do you spend your time in the quarantine?
Walking around a variety of landscapes and contemplating about loneliness and life during the quarantine.
Expat Life Under Quarantine: Reflections of a Reluctant Cook
This is a reflection on home cooking, and how it intersects with gender, class, education.
Cultural Transformation of Masks as Etiquette, Threat, and Prevention
We reflect on our experiences with (not)wearing masks within different cultures and how these experiences have shifted across borders and time.
La Frontera de COVID-19
In this essay, I discuss the various fronteras (borders) caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and discuss how it has affected my hometown of El Paso, Texas.
COVID-19 Lockdown, Border Quarantine and Traditional Burial Rites in Igbo of South-Eastern Nigeria
This essay demonstrates how cultural practices in some areas run in conflict with government policies on the control of the spread of COVID-19.
Handling the Deadly Virus: Our Priorities (PEOPLE OR THE ECONOMY. WE WILL HAVE TO CHOOSE THE BEST)
This essay analyzes how the U.S. government and the Indian government have handled the COVID-19 pandemic.
Be Unconditionally Happy!
Staying busy practicing gratitude, mindful breathing, meditation, prayer, reading, writing and other activities you like are ways to be unconditionally happy and stress-free in life.