Author Archives: mayadeb02

Judging Someone Else’s Life

June 9, 2018 Yes, it is beyond sad that two celebrities have chosen to end their lives. Yes, there will be more to come, mostly unknown as opposed to famous. That’s why we need to end the stigma around mental … Continue reading

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Winter Blues

Jan. 11, 2018 Where’s this month going? I can already tell it’s going to disappear fast and boogie into February. Well, that’s okay with me. I live in central Texas, which has pretty mild winters, but it’s still too cold … Continue reading

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Ramadan Dinner

Last night members of the Unitarian-Universalist Church of the Brazos Valley were invited to a Ramadan Dinner at the Islamic Center of College Station/Bryan. I/We had a wonderful time.   Ramadan Dinner Warm, friendly people, Shias, from India and Iran. … Continue reading

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Tragedy in Orlando

“Three of the most contentious questions in American culture and politics — gay rights, gun control and terrorism — collided in a horrific way in an Orlando nightclub early Sunday.” —Washington Post, June 12 “The New Norm: When Tragedy Hits, … Continue reading

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A Surprise Offer

  How many places do you know where they call you on the phone and say, “Hey, do you want to come and pick our blueberries like you did last year?” It’s a little family farm, 20 minutes from our … Continue reading

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Overdue for Blogging

I’ve been very remiss about writing on my blog, mostly because I couldn’t think of anything to say and I hadn’t been feeling well for two months since I returned to Texas from Cartagena. But now I’m BACK on my … Continue reading

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Trip to Panama

Recently I left my winter vacation in Cartagena, Colombia, for a little visit to Panama. I was in Panama last year at this time for a brief tour of the Canal and its surroundings. I liked the hotel we stayed … Continue reading

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