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Quarter of a Century Old

why not try these out Asalaamu Alaikum! I think I’m an adult now. Or, at least, I’m supposed to be. I know it’s been forever since I’ve put up a blog post. Forever is quite the understatement. I promised more updates and lots more about my adventures in Palestine last fall, but time has literally escaped from my hands. I haven’t touched my travel pictures… Read more →

My American Charm Turns on Airport Security

[This post was written in 2012 and left unedited. I knew the risk I was taking by sharing this as a Palestinian. It was a way for me to begin processing the experience of visiting Palestine, by entering through Tel Aviv, Israel just to visit my father’s birthplace, my parents’ homeland and ancestor’s land. I polished a portion of this… Read more →

View of nature while drinking coffee

Overthinking

I have a thing I do, especially at the most inconvenient of times… I overthink everything. Most people might do this when they’re stressed, worrying about something, or just bored and have nothing better to do. Me? I overthink during every single moment, 60/24/7/4/12/365 (<- did you get that?). Nothing worse than when I overthink at the most inconvenient times.… Read more →