city of apples – a poem

my friends live in a cluster in the city of lights or is that Paris they're in the city of apples you know which one i'm 3 hours north living my quiet domestic life by the seaside nestled in the theater forest with the foghorns and homemade ice creams and living in a Victorian mansion … Continue reading city of apples – a poem

turkish coffee – a poem

We ate simits covered in olive spread, thin little bagels so you don’t get schmutz on your face. After, we drank Turkish coffees strong like a shot. We read each other’s fortunes from the coffee grounds letting the spirit move through us. We saw rivers flowing in ravines and raccoons on mountains and energy leaving out of ourselves and cleaning … Continue reading turkish coffee – a poem

NYC Food Guide

If you know me at all, then you know that I LOVE FOOD. My favorite thing to do in a big city is to eat my way through it. Literally. The worst part for me about traveling is getting too full and not being able to eat anymore... I'm lucky that I can go to … Continue reading NYC Food Guide

A Weekend in New York City

I had the most soul nourishing weekend with a group of Persian friends I had in college who came to NYC for the first time. Since living in CT, I've been much less exposed to that culture and have had to trade chicken barg and tahdig with lobster rolls and pizza. I'm not sure what … Continue reading A Weekend in New York City