SF Sundays – A New Normal

The last time I wrote for SF Sundays rant series was right before the local and state-wide shut down due to a surge in covid cases. Now as we approach the winter season, we are once again seeing a surge in cases. California alone has reached over one million cases but still persisting to flatten…

Picture of the Day

photographed by DJ Ahmed October 2010: My second MBA graduation after completing the second of my dual degrees. That whole day my sister joked, "you just like graduating, don't you?" 🤣 I may still be paying for my degrees (thanks for nothing DOE) but I'm grateful for the adventures it lead me too. I've collaborated…

How to Help Those Affected by the California Wildfires – 2.0

I'm disheartened as I find myself writing another version of a similarly titled rant. The wildfires burning across not just the state of California, but the entire western US region is alarming and heartbreaking. Mainly caused by the effects of climate change and a few dumb human mistakes, these fires have now become one of…

Picture of the Day

Alhamdulillah (Praise God) for the beauty of the small things in our path. Blessed Friday to one and all!

A Moment of Reflection

The other day, I went out for a walk after staying home for a good week straight. Upper Great Highway by the Ocean Beach Trail was (and still is) closed to traffic. The skies were a bit gloomy, the air was cold and the waves were hushed. I just stood there in the middle of…