On my trip back to the Midwest – Chicago and Michigan it was time to see how my brother (although not blood related) and my cousin’s have grown and changed. From the left – Justin, Dave, Mike and I. The first thing I am very excited about is the fact my brother is going to… Read More How we have grown.
So in traveling back to my hometown and birth place I was obsessed with FOOD! I didn’t get to eat everywhere but I did my best to hit as many as the top spot to which my new khakis can attest being that they now fit- where they use to be a bit baggy before.… Read More Chicago Food – The three P’s
Gone 11 years and arriving in the O’ Hare airport still felt like coming home. People looked like Midwestern people do – hard working, blue-collar and more plump than the overly health conscious California’s do. As I write this post I am on an Amtrak train from Chicago to Kalamazoo, Michigan with my mom sleeping… Read More Coming Home – Chicago and Michigan
So I have been asked many times to tell my story of how I found Islam and then became a Muslimah. I have in the four years now that I have been a Muslim told my tale many times – to the point it seems unremarkable to me – not like an exciting ninja filled… Read More The Unlikely Convert – My Conversion to Islam Pt 1