4th of July

Ramadan has come and gone, along with Eid. I wish I could create the atmosphere of Ramadan in Jerusalem in my home but I can’t. I miss it. I hope to go back with my son one day. But this isn’t about Ramadan per say, it’s about the 4th of July and the fireworks that … More 4th of July

Tonight, I am sad.

I am sad. Not because something bad happened, or someone hurt my feelings but because I realized that my baby, Mr. handsome, is no longer a baby. He isn’t tiny enough to fit in my arms. He no longer coos when he is delighted to see me. He screams “Mommy”! He no longer is a … More Tonight, I am sad.

Lunch

The other day I was walking home and I passed two ladies sitting at a restaurant. One older woman and the other was younger. I’m assuming they were mother and daughter. It made me miss my mom.  I miss having lunch with her at panera. I miss her coming to visit me when I lived … More Lunch

Ramadan Kareem

May Allah bless all the Muslims and people around the world during the holy month, especially our brothers and sisters in Palestine, Syria, Egypt, and everywhere else.