The 2010 Brass Crescent Awards have been announced. Al-Miskeenah finally won!
…Millionaire Magazine? No. No, I don’t. Not on its pages either. So imagine my surprise when I found a family photograph of mine had been stolen and used to promote a lame holiday-photo competition of a glossy, nationally-distributed for-profit magazine. A letter to the editor demanding proper attribution produced a bland apology and a request […]
Winds are changing, rain falls harder, durians are appearing at the roadside, and the Malay Spiral Ginger is flowering again.
Tis a gift to be simple Tis a gift to be free Tis a gift to come down Where we ought to be And when we have come down To the place just right We will be in the valley Of love and Delight When the true Simplicity is gained To bow and to bend […]
What a pleasure it is to come across a book or a song or a movie that feels like it was made expressly with you in mind. There have been a number of works lately that felt that way, well at least that I was among the intended audience. Narcissism, I’m sure, and yet what […]
November means the end of the school year, and once again I have a child successfully completing her academic career and ready to move on to the next stage of her life: Elementary School. Yes, getting through three years of preschool is a momentous achievement, and so a grand ceremony to commemorate the event took […]
Voting is open for the Brass Crescent Awards. It’s a great time to check out all the interesting new sites that have popped up over the last year. All the contestants in the media category are all very cool, particularly 30 Mosques in 30 Days, Muslims Wearing Things, and Muslim365, the recent resurrection of the […]