Okay, so obviously I did not have my first iftar last night. I've been fasting for close to two decades - and I have attended plenty of iftars in my lifetime. FYI: For my non-Muslim readers, "iftar" is the name of the meal Muslims eat after breaking their fast. But last night was the first … Continue reading My first iftar!
Ramadan will begin this evening and thus, tomorrow will be the first fast of this lunar year for many Muslims living in North America. I now live in the land of calculations (i.e. ISNA), so I know for a fact my first fast will be tomorrow. But whether one follows the moon- sighting or not, … Continue reading It has begun… or will begin very soon! i.e. some pre-Ramadan thoughts.
As you may or may not be aware, it is D.W.'s birthday on Monday, May 29th! Since this blog has proven itself to be pretty much the place I write about the crazy things I love, I figured it was high-time for me to write about my love for the PBS show Arthur - specifically … Continue reading Happy Birthday to my hero, D.W.
Mr. Rafia and I had a little date night yesterday... at the local dairy farm! It was actually the second time we've gone to Traders Point Creamery in the past three weeks, but yesterday was so nice and sunny and I even got to see the cows right before milking time, something I had not … Continue reading Friday Date Night at the Dairy Farm!
You know that guest post I mentioned a couple of weeks ago? Well, it's finally up! Check it out here. If you're a writer, I'd love to know the reasons why YOU write, so please do leave a comment. Also, the header image my sister drew for Cake & Cows's first birthday is back - … Continue reading On Writability: Why I write