How I let "Namaste" In

Ever since I was a mere child, I’ve had trouble sitting down in one place, getting fidgety and lacking concentration. Any class stretching more than 45 minutes was torture (yet here I am at the end of my twenties, still taking different classes and carrying the title of “student”). While some naively and generically would label me as an ADHD child, my parents, avoiding the psychological term, told me to slow down, called me as the “in a rush kid” (it translates better in Persian, believe me). 

Fare Thee Well Germany...

I moved to Heidelberg with wide eyes, wearing my heart on my sleeve... I made friends that I now call family. I had adventures that shaped me. I obtained a masters degree and started a PhD in a field that excites me. I made Heidelberg home...
And while many go with the popular sentimental saying of "I lost my heart in Heidelberg", I found mine here... It was in Heidelberg where I met and fell in love with the man I married, my partner in every adventure I ever dreamed of embarking on...

A Thousand Times Over

I feel like I need to apologise for my absence. And just as any good apology should be prologued by a good excuse, mine has a joyful one. I am perched behind my keyboard,typing away with a rock on my ring finger, princess cut, surrounded by tens of sparkling diamonds. Yes, we are engaged. And we got that status in the most adventurous and romantic way.