North Carolina

Spending Thanksgiving in Fayetteville, NC

While visiting my mom for Thanksgiving in Fayetteville, NC, the ladies and I took a trip downtown.

Random Day in the Life

Labor Day Cookout with Friends

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

Dinner at Reem al Bawadi; Nightcap at Shakespeare’s

Later in the evening, Stephen wanted to take us out to an Arabic restaurant for dinner. Nduku asked if it was a fancy restaurant,...


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

Najwa’s First Trip To The Beach

When Najwa was 3 months old giving her a bath was like subjecting her to waterboarding. Maybe the water’s too hot? Not hot...

Invisible Ink and Flammable Iron

The theme for tonight's chemistry project was iron. When you think of iron, you think of a metal used to build strong and...

Najwa Wins Class MVP Award

Najwa wins MVP Award at DC Prep

Our First Washington Valor Indoor Football Game

Football is always weird played on a 50 yard field with massive nets at each end, but having seats in a suite makes it worth it.