The Village

Auntie Maureen

It was last year when Nduku's roommate Maureen invited me and my homeboy Chad out for a movie with her and her roommate. ...

Uncle Devin

Ten or so days after being born, Najwa meets Devin, one of my best friends.

Halmeoni

It has been many decades since my mom last fed a baby, as far as I know anyway. But what seems like a...

Uncle Daz

Barely five days old and Najwa already meets Uncle Daz who was in town.

Labor Day Cookout with Friends

Labor Day cookout with some friends before the arrival of our little girl.

Random Day in the Life

Celebrating Independence Day at Virginia Beach

It's funny (not really) when I'm talking to co-workers or friends and they express disbelief if not outrage at all those people going to...

Roosevelt Island

When crossing over I-66 from DC to Virginia along the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge, it barely registers that you briefly cross over Roosevelt Island....

Celebrating Mardi Gras at The Wharf in DC

Well, it's not quite as large as the Mardi Gras in New Orleans, but down at The Wharf, we celebrated Mardi Gras.

Glowing Minerals

Add heat from solid fuel to marble and fluorite and this is what happens.

Halmeoni

It has been many decades since my mom last fed a baby, as far as I know anyway. But what seems like a...

Halloween’s Nerdiest Costume

We let Najwa pick out her costumes. Whatever she wants. And she chooses being a nerd. I love it!

Putting Up The Christmas Tree Already

We usually put up the Christmas tree on Thanksgiving weekend, but since we're traveling that weekend to visit my dad, we decided to put...