#262 Do you have the December Blues?

Decembers are always hard. For me, it is a month of nostalgia for the past year and for previous years. Since the month started, my own mortality has been creeping into my mind. The mortality of the people I hold dear too. Another year has gone by. It is only the first week of December,…

#260 in my thanksgiving feelings

Happy Thanksgiving Week Today I am writing with a heavy heart. The news about the white ranger aka Tommy aka Jason David Frank passing has made me so incredibly emotional. I grew up with four older brothers and a ton of boy cousins. We would watch Power Rangers all the time. I remember that Tommy…

#259 resurrecting lost dreams

Let’s start creativity with one photo at a time. It’s Wednesday, so you know what that means, another Wednesday blog. I really love to write and I love to write about things that mean something to me. I have made a new friend. Her name is Cazandra. She is also a substitute teacher and we’ve…

#257 letting myself down

Halloween awesomeness It is November. We have two months left in 2022. Another year has flown by. This is the second week of my new position. So far, it has been mellow. There is not much to do yet. I have no students. Hopefully, next week. It is a new program for the school district…

#252 dabble

Narrated by al-Tirmidhi, the hadith outlines the story of a Bedouin man who was leaving his camel without tying it. The Prophet (PBUH) asked him “Why don't you tie down your camel?” The Bedouin answered, “I put my trust in Allah.” The Prophet then replied, “Tie your camel first and then put your trust in…