Kavya is no stranger to the world of airports, security checks, and yes she carries her own bag. The blanket is someone else’s responsibility though. She ain’t no mule. As we’re sitting in the lounge, United Airlines announces that our flight is delayed because the Captain and the first officer haven’t arrived yet. “And they need to turn the plane on.” Excellent start.
I was born in England and raised all over the world, but I'm a Punjabi boy at heart. Give me a bread pakora and a mango lassi and we'll be friends for life. I teach creative writing in New York City and blog about race/representation, travel, lit life, and being a Papa at NavdeepSinghDhillon.com. I am a regular parenting blogger for Mom.me, and have written for many print and online publications. In my spare time, I Papa and I husband. Follow my tweets @navdeep_dhillon and @ishqinabackpack.