That awkward moment when you think you’ll lie down for a few minutes but then you wake up five minutes before suhoor ends and just have a date and some water and your parents think you’ll die of starvation.
Yesterday I was getting ready to go to an iftar party and was doing my usual winged eyeliner in front of my mirror. I made a mistake with my eyeliner, as one does, but as I was running to the bathroom to grab my makeup remover to redo the liner, I realized I had stopped … More Settling
There is a point When your late night turns Into an early morning You go from night owl To early bird Tossing and turning in bed Until the covers are tangled, Reading a few pages of a book, Switching through the apps on your phone, And the thoughts in your head getting more and more … More All-Nighter
I’m volunteering with the younger group at a summer camp for kids, and they say and do the funniest things. To mention a few: At naptime, one of the kids came up to me as I was monitoring the room. She said to me, all weepy, “I miss my mom.” I didn’t really know what … More Funny Moments at Summer Camp
(I have no qualifications to give tips other than that I’ve applied to colleges myself and been accepted to them. I’m also going to a college in a couple months, if that helps.) So here are some tips to make college apps less annoying and time-consuming. 1. Start early, which should be pretty obvious. By … More Tips for College Apps
I’m starting university in the fall and so last week I had the two-day orientation event. We were split into groups based on our major. I and another Muslim guy from my group were fasting. Some of our other group members were amazed at how people can go all day without eating or drinking but … More Ramadan Adventures: Orientation
I remember A warm pool of sunlight The sandy carpet tickling my back Flipping the smooth, whispering pages of a book Minutes and hours swimming past As I am submerged in a place outside of time and thought Underwater In my secret place between the window and eternity