Picture of the Day

What is summer to you? Summer to me is sand at my feet, waves crashing, a light breeze and a warm sun between a few clouds. Summer to me is my nephew's glee when we bonded at the beach just him and I, chasing waves, picking up shells and laughing our hearts out for no…

Eid Mubarak!!

Eid is here peeps! May it be a day filled with joy as we celebrate a new beginning with our loved ones and community at large. Just because Ramadan has come to a close, we don't return just to our old ways. What have you learned this past month and carry it forward with you.…

Picture of the Day

17 January 2018: Throwback to last year when I had only returned home a couple months and hanging out with my nephew more often, finally! On this day, we had a fun outing at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park where Salem got to explore nature's beauty while I captured nature's beautiful colors.…

Happy Holidays!

Our family has an ongoing tradition: we decorate the house and find any excuse to exchange gifts. This year was no different. My five year old nephew Salem anxiously awaited to rip to shreds the gift wrappings and freaked out in excitement over every single toy and book he received. I mean, just geek out…

A Letter To My Nephew on His Birthday

You can be anything you want to be when you grow up. Just don't grow up too fast, enjoy being a kid.