On the Verge

On the Verge

She was late to work that morning, as usual. It was around 9 o’clock, peak traffic time on 880 in laid-back California, though things had changed with the dot-com boom gone bust, and more and more Californians laid flat. Mission Peak was capped with snow. The...

Inspiration Rahman

It was in a cool, dark theater in India that I first heard Rahman’s music. I was on holiday from my international high school in Singapore, spending the summer with my grandmother. The first chords of Chinna Chinna Aasai, (Little Wishes), struck up as my imagination...