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Islam, Autism, Mom-ism.

Yay! Alhamdulillah, I finally managed to post the supremely beautiful layout that Excalibur made me. Excalibur rules! -ahem- But I’ve made a boo-boo, and I can’t find the comments box anymore. Somebody…help? We now return you to your regularly scheduled blog… At least three or four times a week I kick myself for not taking…

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Elf Ears and Evil-Eyed Safety Pins In case you’ve ever wondered whether elf-ears (cute little pointy ones) are ever naturally occurring in the human race, then I am pleased to inform you that they do. One of my new students, a woman, has the epitome of elf-ish ears. They form a definite point, they’re not…

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I’m posting from an internet cafe with a sticky keyboard (ewwww) so I gotta be brief. Life is good, the weather is humind, and I have a question. Q: Do I seem like the type of person that you would gift with a bottle of wine? No? Does it seem to go against the very…

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Sensei has written a new blog, but Sensei is out of internet hours at home so it’s stuck there till more can be purchased. In the mean time, Sensei has written a short story, her very first short story to be published (online or otherwise) and is eagerly awaiting your critique. Nervously Yours- Sensei

(New pic on the fotolog. 🙂 ) Another rarity: competent computer dudes. In my part of the city at least. A month ago I sent my computer in because it kept freezing and it was running slowly. It came back and ran ok for a day, and after that it’s been complete chaos. Not only…

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I am pleased to report that there are no birds in the laundry today, or on top of the bookshelf. Let’s see them peck their way through duct tape! Ha! Oh yeah, and one new pic on the fotolog. -ahem- I am now going to make Aniraz mad at me by complaining about something that…

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Sensei is melting. Semi-solid even under the best of circumstances, Sensei is now reduced to a gelatinous slime due to heat and sleep deprivation. There she goes. She’s trickled out of her chair and onto the floor. She went to bed at 5 am last night/morning after Fajr and woke up at 9 am and…

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I haven’t been a bad blogistani, really I haven’t, it’s just that we haven’t had a working phone line for days. I dutifully typed it, I just couldn’t post it. Here it is. Funny that He-Man should come up in the comments on my last post, because I actually saw an episode the other day…

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Sensei Presents: THE FASTEST BLOG IN THE WORLD! Current time 11:20 am. Time of departure for work: 11:40. Time in which to blog? TEN MINUTES TOTAL! (cue William Tell Overture) The phone line was down for two days because it’s been rainy. Two of my students are going back to Turkey in a month, which…

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It rained! Alhamdulillah! The weather is like ten degrees cooler, and it feels loverly. Simply loverly…sigh. The weather is so cool that I actually feel like doing stuff! (when it’s too hot, all you feel like doing is drinking and sleeping). So far I’ve cleaned off the dining table and computer table, and if I’m…

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Monsoon season is supposed to officially start sometime tonight, after which it is predicted to rain for three days straight. Yay! Man, if I had one of those weather-pixie things, mine would be melted. Today was 44 C (110-ish F) with nauseating humidity levels. The air is absolutely stagnant, there is no wind, nothing but…

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Well, for the first time in three days, we’ve got both electricity and a phone line at the same time. Such is the precursor to monsoon season. We’ll have a few whopping storms that come a little early (they’re the pre-monsoon monsoon) that knock down electricity poles and make transformers blow up. (here’s a question,…

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