June 2015

Ramadaning It Up This Year

June 17, 2015

So, I was looking back at what I wrote in this blog during previous Ramadans. Why do you read your own stuff Bushra, you ask, you narcissist you! Well here’s the deal. One time I set out to write a post on Ramadan and realized I had written almost exactly the same thing the year […]

Read the full article →

In Honor of Jurassic Park – A Post on Dinosaurs/Velociraptors

June 9, 2015

In the second grade, the first unit that the teacher taught in my class was about dinosaurs. Of course I knew about dinosaurs before that fateful unit but learning all about the different kinds, their different characteristics… it was in that moment when I realized what I wanted to be when I grow up: A […]

Read the full article →

This Week On How To Be a Non-Threatening American Muslim in the United States…

June 6, 2015

If you all haven’t seen Jon Stewart’s segment on the incident on a United flight that happened with Muslim Chaplain, Tahera Ahmad, you need to check it out. Part 1 The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive After discussing the incident on the plane, the video also […]

Read the full article →

Coffee in our Nation’s Capital

June 1, 2015

Over Memorial Day Weekend, I took a trip over to Virginia for a friend’s wedding reception. My hotel was pretty close to Washington, DC so I spent most of my time driving over to DC in my rental car, my carefully cultivated Pandora station linked to the car’s bluetooth and streaming music over the speakers, […]

Read the full article →