Whenever people came back from Umrah or Hajj, no matter how many days they spend there, they all have the same response. All of them said that they want to go again! Now, how in the world do you want to travel thirty one hours or more all over again? How in the world do you want to pack again? How in the world do … Continue reading A Hajj Spell
Medina is a very special city. It is the city of Prophet Muhammad, (peace be upon him). Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was a prophet send to Allah for mankind. Only a Muslim is allowed to enter the city or any other city in Saudi Arabia( cool, right?) I have always heard about Medina. Infact, to tell you the truth I always got confused with the name … Continue reading Medina
I have never ever done these two things before. 1-When I was making my plans, I was as strong as a rock. But when the time came, I felt as weak as an infant. I found myself crying in the shower, driving, and in the morning after breakfast. It was not like me. I am an optimistic person. I was leaving my three munchkins for … Continue reading Leaving…
There is no way I could write anything that would capture the energy of the swim meet. There were around three hundred kids. Poor pool was jammed. It was packed. There were parents, athletes, and coaches by the dozens. The small pool of North Bend was having one of the best meet. Swimmers were courteous to each other. They were only competing when in the … Continue reading Go Bulldogs ( and others)!
I have been in USA for sixteen years. I have never cooked turkey. It just didn’t occur to make a traditional “thankgiving” meal. A traditional thanksgiving meal includes but not limited to : turkey, stuffing, mash potatoes, gravy, rolls, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, and so on. Last year, I took an oath to make a traditional thanksgiving meal. Since I was unable to obtain a … Continue reading Thanksgiving
I have never been a target of any hate or love crime. Today, I was expose to “love” crime. I was checking out at a grocery store. My onions looked all soft and ready to “die.” I told the cashier that I will get a exchange. The lady in front of me had a lot of grocery, so i did’nt have to flash my way … Continue reading Love Crime
I kept on delaying his shots, not on purpose. I did’nt think they are that important for him, as he just stays inside. And I did’nt have to meet the deadline. It should be an easy thing, once I come to it. Just put him in the carrier, drive, drop, and go. But things never go as planned! He would’nt get in. It’s like he … Continue reading Trapped
Listening to “Trying” by Bully, sipping cappuccino, and eating an orange /raspberry scone was not in my itinerary for the day. My girls were having a play date. My boys were home with their electronic devices and enjoying the serenity of the house ( we gals create a lot of chaos: telling the boys about our day and expecting them to listen and response accordingly, which … Continue reading Thanks, Baby!