So about a year ago I responded to a post via a list that Lama – my now friend had posted asking for Muslim women interested in helping with her graduate thesis. Apparently I was the only one to respond 🙂 So I met up with Lama at a café in San Francisco. She told… Read More Amal: A Tale of Muslim Hope
Everyone is very excited about E Readers – news analysts are saying ebooks are out selling paper books – which they are in numbers. However there is something that most people are missing in the excitement of owning their new eReader. That there is now another divide between the rich and poor. Books although not… Read More The E Reader Divide
So I wanted to get more answers about what to expect from the Peace Corps and this book is a good medium. Its organized by stage of Peace Corps process.. and each chapter has a title in the form of a question such as ” Am I qualified to join the Peace Corps?,” “What will… Read More Peace Corps Book Review
So I have been using PaperbackSwap now.. for close to 3-4 years now and I have learned its a great money saving and decluttering tool. My two biggest tips are as follows: 1. Check to see if people actually want the book you are going to post. If people don’t want the book – then… Read More Paperback Swap – How to use it effectively to declutter!
I stayed awake till I had prayed Fajr – reading materials for the AMILA retreat and Qur’an. I enjoy reading the Qur’an before I sleep just because its very calming and puts me into a meditative state. I drank water till I couldn’t fathom another sip before Fajr came in and I indulged in trying… Read More Ramadan Day #2
Its not like I set out in life to be a prolific reader. Mind you.. once you become one there is no going back. It has its upsides depending on what you read.. if your a news junkie like me.. then your always up to date on things- no problems- its a seemingly innocent. Until… Read More Books- Julia Childs & Halaqa