Monthly Archives: November 2015

Thanksgiving

Went to Decatur IL to visit some very dear friends who used to live here. They are originally from Egypt, refugees like us, in the land of plenty. This was one of the counter tops that was loaded with food. … Continue reading

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WP sucks tonight.

Word press is inebriated. I think it had too much to drink on this holiday. It is not allowing me to post my pictures or my text. Until I get that resolved, I will have to just suck it up … Continue reading

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Remembering Childhood, with Gratitude!

(Friday Fiction on Xanga posts.) The green fields of home, where the color green matched the early leaves of spring in this town- this feeling of being away for so long, missing the moments of laughter with friends and siblings– … Continue reading

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An Ode to Our Earth.

  How much longer do you want sacrifices to be made? Do you want your lackluster brow painted with the crimson of human blood? How many sighs yet, so your heart can be soothed? How many tears do you need … Continue reading

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November 7th 2015: Benefit Dinner For The Islamic Center.

For two years I had not been able to hold the “annual” Fund Raiser Dinner for the Islamic Center of Quincy. For a tiny community of Muslims that we have here, we had major internal politics and the issues divide … Continue reading

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The story of the Potato.

Well, a girl Potato and boy Potato had eyes for each other. Finally they got married, and had a little sweet Potato, who they ca…lled ‘Yam.’ Of course, they wanted the best for Yam. When it was time, they told … Continue reading

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Halloween.

Davis, the Robot! I know a boy and he loves Robots. He walks like one sometimes… and stares at his i-pad with his mouth open. I walk in to his home and his smile lights up the place this little … Continue reading

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