Soccer addicted

Have you ever been addicted to something that really takes all of you? When you leave it even for a little while, you feel like a dead person, and your whole life is just messed up. That’s what soccer does to me. I’ve started playing soccer since when I was 7 years old. In the…

Superhero Extravaganza: My Favorite Superhero Films

Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that Avengers: Infinity War was released this past weekend. This is the third installment in the Avengers series and features an all-star cast of marvel characters. Over the weekend, the film broke several blockbuster records. I haven’t had the chance to see the film yet….

What is it like to eat Vegan For a Week

For this whole week I tried being Vegan. I didn’t want to be extremely strict with myself since that would only cause me to feel too restricted and ruin it. I started by choosing the same food I usually eat but instead getting it with substitutes like coconut milk. This was the easiest part since…

29 years of Friendship!

It’s my parents anniversary today and they have been together for the past 29 years. They had a typical Indian arranged marriage but it feels nothing less than a love marriage. Even after all these years, I have seen my dad wait for my mom the whole day, send her super sweet messages while she is…

The Mushroom Life Cycle at a Glance

Mushrooms reproduce using spores. Spores are released by the basida. Once the spores are released they begin to germinate. The spores grow hyphae. The hyphae grow toward compatible hyphae and form a mycelium mat. These mat is the longest phase of the mushroom life cycle.  The mat grows gathering nutrients and moisture. Once the mat…

Who here remembers Xanga!

Before we had smartphones, Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram or any other social media apps gain popular during the college years. I remember when I started going to High School in 2004 before we all converted to Facebook near our Senior year in High school. I remember that time myspace was popular when I was in…

‘The Party’s Just Beginning’

Over the weekend, I attended a movie viewing during the Tribeca Film Festival. The movie was called “The Party’s Just Beginning“. I’ve been following the production of this movie via Instagram and also on the director/actor’s Instagram. It was written and directed by Karen Gillan. Most of you might know her as Nebula from Guardians…

P a p e r O R p l a s t i c?

How many of us drink water? well we all should how many of us use food containers to store our food? how many of us with children have sippy cups and bottles for our children? and lastly how many of us buy canned food? how many of us are conscious of what BPA is? well…

Celebrity

I thought of writing something about purposefulness, insistence, and self-confidence of doing what we believe for our success. So, it came to my mind this short fictional story which I believe there are so many real stories right now similar or people came out of nothing to everything. I believe success has no restriction as…

Issa Addiction

So I’ve told you guys about me being West Indian, and carnival, and j’ouvert, and blah blah blah. Well I’m currently sitting here planning to attend two more carnivals. The only thing is where is the money coming from? I’m a graduate student, with undergrad and grad loans, rent, a car, and a move on the…

Super Bowl LII 2018 Commercial / It’s a Tide Ad

It is a mix of many commercials like a car, a beer, a diamonds, A David Harbour in your bathroom, etc. The narrative tricks are not because of all that stuff in the commercials, but because of the clean clothes. What else could clean clothes be an ad for but Tide The characters in the…

Turban Day’18

The culture that I belong to is Sikhism. Since the beginning, I was taught to treat everyone equally and with love and respect. For us, the turban means to take care of the hair, promote equality, and preserve the Sikh identity. Every year we conduct Turban Day at Times Square. We tie as many turbans as possible….