Is it really necessary to go through the garbage can? Yes, I see the notes you’ve found. They’re also from my mother.
Dara is the author of The Guardian UK’s “Confessions of a Humanitarian” series, as well as the satire collection GIVE ME MY CHOCOLATE OR THE TURTLE DIES. Dara's work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the Best of the Web 2018, and has appeared in the Apple Valley Review, Ruminate, Arcturus, Meridian, Typishly, Crack the Spine, and elsewhere. Dara lives out of a suitcase that is most often in sub-Saharan Africa.