I always thought that taking Calculus will turn me into a Mathematician. It was that class when people took it, I considered them to be Math geniuses. So far, I feel nothing. This has been my first week, only. The most important thing that I have learned is that this class is not called Calculus.  It is called Calc! If you know someone who “claims” … Continue reading Calc!

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

I read the Potter series long time ago. I don’t remember much of it. With the arrival of the new book, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” I had no intentions of reading it. I tried reading Chambers of Secret with my eleven years old, but I couldn’t keep myself interested.  It felt childish. My son started reading book 7 and my daughter latched on. … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The Great White Trash Solar Eclipse

Millions of people were suppose to come to Oregon. Towns were suppose to be packed with cars for this celestial event. People told me that a two hours drive is taking six! Hotels in the path of totality were full all the way from New Port, Oregon on the Pacific coast to Wyoming which is far as we looked. Air bnb was full. One family … Continue reading The Great White Trash Solar Eclipse

Dar-ul-Uloom(School of Knowledge)

Dar-ul-Uloom, school of knowledge, was an event organized by Al-Mustafa Foundation and Girl Scout troop 496. The event’s aim was to educate the kids of the community about charity in Islam with Harry Potter’s Hogwarts theme. Kids were given a ride in a dar-ul-uloom express  before they entered the “great hall.” They were given special treats after the ride.   At the entrance, two “wizards” … Continue reading Dar-ul-Uloom(School of Knowledge)