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Memory Table at N+H wedding

My sister recently got married in Pakistan to my school friend. My family has known him for the longest time and we have been so excited this past year planning the wedding. 407 more words


On troubled times, fear and hope.

It feels like I’m doing these posts almost every week. Just a few days ago this happened and then yesterday a tragedy of another kind back in Pakistan. 825 more words


Conversations with Anya : in Pakistan

A bilingual household means a bilingual kid! I’ll try to translate most of the conversations but sometimes its not that easy. Hope you’ll excuse that! … 190 more words


The concept of going for ‘afsos’

One of my favorite things about calling two countries ‘home’ is being able to value the good things of each and trying to pass them on to our next generation. 502 more words



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