Hi Dear Readers, So amid all the visa stress and NVC checklists my husband and I found out that we are going to be having a baby in or around Jan/Feb 2015. [Mention, O Muhammad], when the wife of ‘Imran said, “My Lord, indeed I have pledged to You what is in my womb, consecrated… Read More A new addition on the way
Salaam alaikum dear readers! I know you were probably wondering where I had disappear to right for all of January? Well never fear my family had come to visit me in Morocco!!! SO I was busy helping them have a positive and wonderful trip – and stressing out for them 😀 It was an epic… Read More My family’s first visit to Morocco!
This past week has been a downer for me. First mother nature comes calling which kills my prayer and fasting buzz. Sometimes as a woman you wish you were a Muslim man so inconveniences like Mother Nature’s gift wouldn’t interfere with your worship of Allah. I can only speak for me but it seriously throws… Read More The importance of being there
Yep so yesterday while I was sitting at my cousin’s wedding banquet of all things. I got the news. All week I have been watching the mailman like a hawk. Poor Juan the post guy. He was probably wondering what was so important. My Peace Corps invite! Although on a random side note – it… Read More Team Al Maghreb!
On Tuesday I finally got the time to update my resume after waiting for my boss to write my job description. So I was really excited to email it out to the Placement Officer and and then confirmation they received it a few days later. My grandfather and step grandma sent a great letter that… Read More Peace Corp Placement
So I know I have been a lazy writer not posting frequently and generally ignoring the blog in an effort to be a good little worker bee at my job. These last few weeks have had me on edge, cranky and exhausted.. just trying to make it through the day and not become a germ… Read More Thank goodness for the holidays
A good friend reminded me of two important facts. That we all die alone and we all are born alone even if we are part of a set of multiples. Some might disagree that we die alone because one can die in a room surround by family and friends but the reality is.. we are… Read More Detaching