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Eid ul Adha for us was on the 24th of September. Here’s a little photo story of what ours looked like this year :)

Eid prayers at our… 196 more words


Shaz Khan -- Always in to Surprise Himself

“Do I look like Sean Penn?” this doppelganger shoots at me. “I cannot really answer that question – the guy is a fantastic actor and I’m inspired by him amongst many others so if that is what I am being compared to, it is a compliment – but I am not him, we are different people.” 1,168 more words


On embracing your roots


When we’re raising a child in a country like America, having been raised in a developing country ourselves,  sometimes when we see the political and social turmoil going on in our birth country, we might feel like distancing ourselves and our children from there. 489 more words


Book Review - Ms. Marvel Volumes 1-3

Ms. Marvel Volumes 1-3 by writer G. Willow Wilson and artists Adrian Alphona, Elmo Bondoc, Takeshi Miyazawa & Jacob Wyatt

What happens when a superhero obsessed, Pakistani-American, teenage girl walks through a strange fog and is suddenly able to use Ms. 82 more words


The case of household help

I made bhindi (Okra) the other day, and as I cut the bhindi and fried it to add to my salan (curry), I couldn’t help being reminded of Asif, the house boy in my parent’s house who taught me to how make it. 678 more words


IN PHOTOS: Eid ul Fitr

Eid-ul-Fitr fell on July 17th for us Muslims in the United States. Here’s a photo story of what ours looked like this year.

Getting all the gifts/goodie bags ready the night before Eid // Rushed Eid morning with a quick breakfast followed by giving Anya her Eid gift (I took her to… 158 more words


Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed

Okay, first of all, I was utterly, unbelievably frustrated reading this book. I was getting too emotional, I felt anger was boiling inside me.

Congratulations and thank you, … 729 more words