#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…

#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…

Bla Bla Land : Chapter 27

Wow, ICF was finally coming to an end. Tal, one of the assistants, threw a prop which she called morp. Prom spelled backward is morp. Stephanya Morp! I didn't attend prom back in high school so I was excited. Tal's house was ten minutes from my place. It was going to be an 80s theme…

#250 side-tracked

Beauty After a ten-day heat wave, Los Angeles finally is getting some rain. Frshta, sits at a local cafe in Sherman Oaks. She enjoys this outdoor care with stream lights dangling from the ceiling but had stopped coming. On one particular visit a couple months ago, she headed over to use the loo ( the…

#247 fleeting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2F9AL_tOgEw This lecture calmed my brain from usual stress. Just wanted to share it. Good Evening friends, It is past my supposed bedtime. I always sleep too late and then I am exhausted in the mornings. I am sleepy but I must write this blog. The video I shared is from Nouman Ali, and this…