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After the Rain

November 8, 2010

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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 […]

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.

Tender is the Loin

November 5, 2010

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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 […]

Inspirations

November 5, 2010

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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 […]

Let them eat Arabic food…and lots of it

August 16, 2010

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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, 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 […]

Ramadan Series Part 1: From the beginning

August 11, 2010

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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 […]