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Let them eat Arabic food…and lots of it

August 16, 2010


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, […]

Ramadan Series Part 1: From the beginning

August 11, 2010


PLEASE NOTE:  I started this project last year, and will continue to this project for the 2010 Ramadan.  Below are some of my reflections, observations, and experiences.  I welcome positive comments, clarifications, and experiences.  If you have any questions about Ramadan, please feel free to ask.  I will do my best to answer them.  Ramadan […]


July 19, 2010


Mabruk translates to “congratulations” in English.  I had the pleasure to experience quite a few things that call for a round of congratulations.   Friday, I photographed my friend Melody’s wedding.  The ceremony was at City Hall, the reception at an amazing SOMA Cuban restaurant. After a long battle to bring her now husband to the […]

Sidewalk gardens and other delights

July 6, 2010


When I realized we needed a few things from Trader Joe’s, I decided to walk there.   With a couple shopping bags and my Lumix, I set off through Russian Hill.   With the neighborhood criss-crossed with sites and attractions  like the cable car lines, Grace Cathederal, and Lombard Street, you’ll find tourists in the more quiet places […]

The World is Conspiring in my Favor

June 25, 2010


Last week, I had one of those perfectly perfect San Francisco days.   I made plans with some of my girlfriends to meet in Hayes Valley at Patricia’s Green, the park that sits at the end of the new Octavia off-ramp.   A few days earlier, I became enchanted when the 21 Hayes took my by the […]

A rose is a rose is a rose.

June 22, 2010


Gertrude Stein never tired of saying their name, I never tire of enjoying their beauty.  I’ve been collecting random shots I’ve taken around Nob Hill over the past couple weeks.  The season of roses blooming is coming to a close; I’ll miss the roses when their gone for the year.  There’s nothing I love more than […]

Lyres and Lace

June 22, 2010


Last weekend, I was happy to have the opportunity to go to the Lyres & Lace Music and Fashion Show at the Swedish American Hall to photography my friend Yabette’s participation in the fashion show.   The hand-made neo-Victorian silhouette set decorations by Laura Weinbach, the romantic styles of the designers, the sweet sounds of […]