Our first day in New York was a full one. The first stop was Battery Park. As we headed for the southern tip of Manhattan our bus took us down West Street and past Ground Zero, offering us a view of the under construction Freedom Tower. 1,076 more words
by Carla Power (Holt 2015; ISBN 978-0-8050-9819-8)
According to the copyright page, this book should be searchable under “Muslim converts–Biography”, which is peculiar because Carla Power, a secular American journalist, never converted to Islam during (nor, so far as I can tell, after) the year she spent studying the Quran with her friend Sheikh Mohammad Akram Nadwi. 277 more words
Thanksgiving at the Riverside
has become my family tradition
since Stacey and the girls moved to Texas.
Stacey always made the Thanksgiving Holiday… 136 more words