Tag Archive for Student

Just a collection of thoughts and renewing of intentions…

http://wendykeithdesigns.co.uk/wkd-featured-in-cornwall-today-magazine-i131.html Asalaamu Alaikum! I have been trying to find a legit place to study, or rather write, since I started applying for my MFA last year. I have always known about Cosmo’s Coffee Café in downtown La Mesa but I also know that parking sucks. You only get two hour meter parking before you have to pack up your belongings, run… Read more →


“An MFA???” “Yea, an MFA.” I always answer back with a sparkle in my eye and the BIGGEST SMILE! I smile not just because I am completely amused by the look on this person’s face, considering it’s the same reaction I get from just about everyone. No, I smile because I love hearing my own answer. An MFA. As I… Read more →

Exactly 2 months and 1 day after I turned 13…

My hijab became the most significantly important article of clothing and element of my deen(religion) in my life. To put things in perspective, my birthday is on July 10th. I started wearing the hijababout a month after I turned 13, right before I started 8th grade. I started wearing the hijab in a moment of spontaneity. Looking back, I don’t… Read more →

San Diego Blackout and other minor disasters

SubhanAllah, Allah (swt- subhanahu wa ta’ala/ may He be glorified and exalted) is the best of planners… I often get made fun of by my friends and cousins who don’t live in San Diego. “You live in a postcard!” one of my friends repeatedly tells me when I express my feelings of wanting to explore areas outside my hometown. “What do you… Read more →

Why hello there buddy!

Asalaamu Alaikum wa RahmatuAllahi wa Barakatuhu! (Peace be unto you and so may the mercy of Allah and His blessings or, as more commonly said, May the peace, mercy, and blessings of Allah be with you.) I think that’s a good way to start my new blog, with peace. When I was younger, I used to have a blog. It… Read more →