Category Archives: Lets Get Personal

Being driven crazy

That’s what driving 12 hours a day make you feel, like you’re being driven crazy. You gain a whole new respect for truck-drivers, who are usually only appreciated by me for the shade their huge trucks provide when the sun … Continue reading

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BRB

I must take leave of you all for now. Please remember me and my family in your prayers. We’re quite nervous about driving all this distance. We thought we’d like the opportunity to see the land we live in, but … Continue reading

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This Has Been a Busy Week

…and in the midst of the busy-ness, it occurred to me that just because you can do something, doesn’t mean you should. Now, I’m not speaking of bad or on-the-fringe-of-bad things to do. I’m talking about those completely well-intentioned projects … Continue reading

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Spoiled for Choice: A Camera Hunter’s Dilemma

I don’t know about anyone else, but I find myself always completely befuddled when I go shopping for the simplest of things. I can stand in front of a single make-up or socks display for 10 minutes just trying to … Continue reading

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Peering out into the world…

Hello. Anyone out there? Or have I alienated you all so thoroughly that I’ve been banished from your bookmarks lists? Well, I guess there’ll be no response from those who’ve (rightfully) banished me, eh? So, today, I decided to log … Continue reading

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Eid Mubarak! Eid Sa’eed! Happy Eid!

So, is everybody ready and excited for Eid? Is everyone pleased with their accomplishments of the past month? May Allah accept our efforts, no matter how much or how little we did, and may He accept our du’aas, ameen. May … Continue reading

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The Big 10

So, here we are about to say goodbye to Ramadan. In true Islamic style, the goodbye is not a simple waving off ceremony; it comes with a bit of a treasure hunt. The treasure is the Night of Power (Laylatur … Continue reading

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Oh, my achy breaky skin!

You know how sometimes we girls just erupt for no good reason? No, no, I’m not talking about our tempers. As good Muslim women, we are pretty even-keeled in that department 😛 I’m talking about our skin: eat one bite … Continue reading

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Watery Tales of Old

(I promised a few posts about water, and this is one of them. The point of this series is to make you think about what water means to you, and to motivate you to donate to a worthy watery charity … Continue reading

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Ramadaan, week 1

Oh my, so where has the week gone? It went in a blaze of heat, and allegedly there is a cool-down coming soon. I’ll believe it when I feel it. In the meantime, there is so much to be thankful … Continue reading

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