• Personal
  • Postcards from the Past

    An American couple from Massachusetts travel to the Far East in the 1970s. They are among the first to see China after the chaos of the Cultural Revolution, and witness the slow transition from communism to a more market-based economy. They gawk at the unfamiliar, and marvel at the similarities and vast differences as they are […]

  • Law School
  • Ready… set…

    It appears that the population of Harvard Square has quadrupled over night. Where there are normally small tourist groups trooping through campus, and posing in front of John Harvard (i.e. moving road blocks in between classes) now there are hoards of people, all armed with cameras and iPhones. Every inch of our campus, including the […]

  • Law School
  • East Meets West High Tea

    A few days ago, my friend Rana stopped by with her brother for an impromptu visit on a rainy day. I poured the tea, and listened mesmerized by their first hand experiences in the Arab Spring. We traded stories on traveling and being third culture Lebanese-Egyptian/Chinese-Canadian kids. It’s the sort of experience I will miss […]