November 2011

Kinda, Sorta Doing the Thanksgiving Thing

November 24, 2011

In elementary school around Thanksgiving time, we would dress up as Pilgrims and Native Americans and sit down and have a meal. Because that’s what Thanksgiving was about right- that time when the Pilgrims invited the Native Americans to eat with them!* This was all kind of weird to me, especially since it culminated with […]

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A Sort of Review of All-American Muslim

November 14, 2011

I caught the first episode of the new reality series All-American Muslim on TLC last night. Announced several months ago, the series follows around a few Muslim families in the city of Dearborn, Michigan, which is home to the highest concentration of Arabs in the U.S. I voiced my hesitation for this series when it […]

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