Tag Archive for Writer

Adventure Diary of a Muslim-American Hijabi, entry #10

http://choicespregnancycentre.co.uk/donate Original entry on September 12, 2015   My mom and I are out buying items for the house. When we arrive to the cashier, the conversation gets interesting.   Cashier: I like what you’re wearing. Me: Thank you! Her: What do you call your outfit? Me: Uh, nothing special. Just an outfit.   I’m wearing blue jeans, a colorful shirt,… Read more →

Female, Muslim, and Single

I was sitting in a little hut overlooking the ocean at La Jolla Cove, taking cover from the hot sun in hopes of feeling a breeze from the ocean’s currents.   [My reading spot… Endless ocean. Endless beauty.]   I had just spent the last hour alone with my thoughts and needed a break from reality. As I pulled out… Read more →

The Unexpected Has Been Kicking My Ass… but Failing to Keep Me Down

“Wow! The craziest things always happen to you, don’t they?” She shakes her head, as if I purposely run after the crazy moments that fill my life. “Yeah, SubhanAllah. I’m just always surrounded by…” I try to think of the right word to describe what I have thought were normal occurrences. “Adventure. No wonder you’re a writer. You always have… Read more →

Health Fair at ICSD

Health Fair at the Islamic Center of San Diego   A Health Fair was held for the community of the Islamic Center of San Diego on a sunny Saturday morning through the afternoon. Students and physicians from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy volunteered their time, knowledge, and work to educate the… Read more →