Couch Sessions

“I think couches are necessary.” (They’re optional, and because of that, I would definitely want one in my clinic.) — This was my thought when one of the consultants at the round-table discussion asked if we psychiatrists still had hour-long consults and couches in our clinics… The senior psychiatrist said that it wasn’t necessary anymore, […]

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The personal narrative

I got this idea after reading Vivian Gornick’s “The Situation and the Story: The Art of Personal Narrative.” I’m starting to explore this avenue.” And I quote: “The writing we call personal narrative is written by people who, in essence, are imagining only themselves; in relation to the subject in hand. The connection is an […]

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A Farewell to McCharming

Derek Shepherd, the man who was made of the stuff of dreams…died today. As one of the most charismatic leading men in the history of television, he deserves a space in my freedom space. He was so well-made, so perfect…and he always said the best things (at the best times) ever. And those lines? They […]

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Love at first sight

  I agree with Victor Hugo on this one…there is something about the whole love-at-first-sight thing that inspires poetry. Or quotes such as this one. Perhaps it is much better to understand what VH means when you have had this “moment”. It burns deep into your heart, and it is unlikely to be forgotten, this […]

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New Arrivals

I sat in the back seat, but I could not help but snap this. Probably a couple who hadn’t seen each other in a while. (People sometimes ask me if I was worried about getting in trouble for taking pictures of people. I do, I suppose, but I don’t take them out of malice, I […]

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After the Storm

After my cousin’s Mother-in-law’s (haha) birthday party last December, my cousins and I wandered over to the nearby surf spot… It was a unique little spot where the waves and correspondingly, the surfers converged, especially since the we’d had a storm. I just took pictures here and there and have set them aside for a […]

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