Tag: Maryland

Lauren Francis-Sharma: Til the Well Runs Dry

Sometimes, your mission is right there in front of you and you don’t even realize it. That’s how it came to be for Lauren Francis-Sharma, the author of ‘Til the Well Runs Dry, an historical novel based on her own mother’s journey of being born in Trinidad and being left behind when her mother traveled to the States. Francis-Sharma’s mother came to… Read more →

Tears of Sheer Magnitude: On Superstorm Sandy

On the way to school, as I listened to the CBC report on destruction from Superstorm Sandy, I couldn’t keep back the tears. “Are you crying, Mommy?” Eliana asked.  “Yes.” “Why?” “Because the storm is just incredible,” I said. “Why are you crying because it’s incredible?” For one of the first times in my life, I couldn’t find the best… Read more →