• Art and Paintings,  Memories,  Reader,  Writing

    twenty-eighteen : a year in review

    dear reader, it’s been a while to say the least. it’s been a hectic past couple of months with university and life happening at the same time. as you can tell, I haven’t been able to write in a while due to … things constantly happening in my life. i’ve also lost the touch of writing and have had no inspiration or motivation. this post is sort of a review of my twenty-eighteen. yes, the outside world in general has been terrible to say the least, and to be honest my personal life has been the same. yikes. i also added a few sketches and some memories from the past…

  • Reader,  Writing

    memories of twenty-seventeen

    dear reader, this past year has definitely been a roller coaster of emotions and memories. i have had many ups and many downs this year. many heartbreaks, many headaches and many memories made through all this. many goals were set. a few broke halfway through due to circumstances and some actually made it through to the other side. my life in general has been kind of rough this past month due to personal matters that I’ve tried to deal with but gave up half way through. the heartache has been enough to last me a while. my year however, was filled with laughs and cries due to a few chapters…

  • Writing

    memories in the snow

    I am a muslim, as you probably know. I don’t celebrate the holidays that are during this time of year. however, because of school activities and a ton of my close friends being those who celebrate during these holidays, I know a lot about the holidays. specifically the songs and activities that go on. ever since elementary school, we would have these assemblies that would be dedicated to singing the Christmas carols, and we would put on these assemblies that would be dedicated for the holidays. it was a fun time, not gonna lie. apart from what was going on at school, I never really did anything for the holidays,…

  • Blogging Everyday in August (BEDA),  Reader

    the reason for my absence

    dear reader, the reason for my absence and lack of online presence these past couple of days has been due to the countless days filled to the brim of activities being completed with my family and my friends. even some that were just for me. as said in countless other posts this is my sort of last summer or last few days that are going to be like the past. soon a new chapter will start and i’m trying to make my last few moments a good one. around mid-august my family and I went for a weekend vacation just two to four hours from where I reside. it was a great…