Had my last exam today. Phew. I feel so much better. I have two days to get everything stah-raight before I leave. So, let’s begin: Get head start on coursework Print out itinerary/maps/program/metro schedules/etc Fit three days worth of clothing into one carry-on Find a (complete) deck of playing cards Piece of cake. Today, I […]
Two down, two to go. Studied for 4 hours straight today, yet on top of having kept up with all the assignments and reading all the chapters my grade was still somewhat mediocre. This is one of those classes, where I gotta bring it Turboforce. Ba-ba-bah. My professor is awesome, but she’s a tough cookie. […]
I have two exams this week and one next week! Gross! I have gym buddies! Yay! I rediscovered how much fun running is when I ran halfway across campus in 10 minutes for a smoothie. At 8 PM. In the dark. No lunch + 5 hours tutoring + 3 hour class = one very hungry […]
…just spent the last 2 hours transcribing an interview I conducted with DCF Adoptive Services for a class project. Time to turn in!
Eid Mubarak y’all! I’m back, baby, I’m back!!!! Today was really, really nice! We went to my uncle’s house for an Eid get together. It was nice to see everyone, I had hardly a chance during Ramadan because we were all so busy. Today was also my cousin’s birthday, so we had a double celebration. […]
I almost feel like I willed this into existence. I logged onto MuslimMatters.org thinking, “Man, I wish they’d write about fitness…” Behold! Ramadan Fitness Plan.
Well, the 8th anniversary of 9/11 held no nasty surprises, thank God. Had an orientation at work for a national learning assistant certification course. I tried to enroll at the last minute, and alhamdulillah I was able to get in by the skin of my teeth. Went to Bublix (*Publix) with my sister to get […]
We made the Orlando Sentinel!
(I wrote this last night, thinking it had published when in actuality it went straight to drafts. With that in mind, please proceed!) Project Downtown today was A-MA-ZING. I’m so glad I went. We had over 70 people show up. Not among them, unfortunately, was Dalia Mogahed. She had to cancel last minute. We took […]