After the Rain

November 8, 2010

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Windowbox wildflowers

The bad news is, I’m having what I hope is a minor health crisis, but I should know more about what’s happening today.   One of the negative side-effects was canceling all my weekend activities so I could rest and not strain myself.  This is one of my least favorite ways to spend the weekend.  I […]

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Crafting an Economic Recovery

November 6, 2010

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Check out this awesome video from Crafting an MBA, Megan Auman. She shares some powerful statistics about the economic power of supporting creators, makers, artists, and local business.

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Tender is the Loin

November 5, 2010

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Room with a View, O'Farrell and Leavenworth

I’ve been taking photographs of the Tenderloin for about a year now, with the intention of creating a photobook.   I’m really excited to say that the fabulous Deb Doran has agreed to collaborate with me on the project.  Deb Doran knows more about the history of San Francisco and the Tenderloin than anyone I ever […]

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Inspirations

November 5, 2010

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And Baloons! These pretty pastel baloons were flying in front of the Costume Shop by our house.

I’ve been busy, busy, busy.  Building a few websites, studying  for my Inbound Marketing certification, taking care of Omar.  It feels good to be more focused, and to see some real progress in my work.  A few things have really helped me see that progress.  First, I started waking up early to work before Omar […]

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Let them eat Arabic food…and lots of it

August 16, 2010

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Dinner Time!

Thursday, we made a trip to Salama Halal Meat to pick up some food  for my husband.  Specifically, Arabic food.  Generally, he isn’t a picky eater and we don’t eat exclusively Middle Eastern foods.  We have a recipe repetoire that includes food inspired by Italian, Middle Eastern, Chinese, Indian, and American.  But during Ramadan, my husband wants, […]

Work Local to Rebuild the Economy

August 14, 2010

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Work Local to Rebuild the Economy In my last post “Creating Work I Love,” I mentioned that one of my reasons  for wanting to branch out on my own is the desire to participate in the rebuilding of San Francisco’s local economy.  I’ve been looking around my community and feeling despair over the loss of […]

Ramadan Series, Day One

August 14, 2010

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The First Day of Ramadan Tuesday night  before bed, my husband planned to get out of bed before sunrise to drink water, eat, smoke, and pray.   At 4 am, he woke up, drank, smoked, and went back to bed. Ramadan really starts the week before when the global Muslim community speculates on the date of […]

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