Oregon

Walking Portland, Burning Calories After One Serious Burger!

Work took me to a conference in Portland for a few days. I heard a lot about Portland, about the Pacific Northwest in...

Random Day in the Life

DC Preppies Get Into Bookmaking

Najwa and her classmates went on a field trip. Rather than explore a museum or other venue where the preppies run around looking...

One More Stop to Dubai Mall Before Heading Home

Before boarding the plane and saying goodbye to Dubai, we went back to Dubai Mall to meet up with Nduku and Mutethya’s cousin Nyiva....

Najwa’s First College Campus Visit to James Madison University

I remember my first time attending college. I was enrolled at Fayetteville State University but a commuter student. I'd drive out to...

World’s Best GWU Mathematician

Najwa is crowned as the class mathematician.

Soy Chicken, Baked Beans, Biscuits and Broccoli by Chef Najwa

Yesterday we took it easy preparing dinner, settling for homemade hamburgers and mashed potatoes. Tonight, we did something still pretty simple but with...

Foil Etching

When aluminum and copper sulfate come in contact, nothing happens. But then you add sodium chloride.

Bucharest Traffic is Organized Chaos!

At the intersection where Mânăstirea Caşin faces in Bucharest, Romania, the traffic is absolutely chaotic. Najwa and I were crossing the street during a...