Today, I’m grateful for courage. Really, what’s the worst that could happen? Ittaqullah. Fear only Allah and go for it! Continue reading
Today, I’m thankful for color. Without it, life would be booorrinnnggg. Continue reading
Today, I’m thankful for quality craftsmanship, for people and businesses that take time to do things right, to make things that last, to produce things they can be proud of, that don’t waste the precious resources we’ve been blessed with. May Allah guide us to return to a time where we cared about what we made and what we bought, and respected the things enough to take good care of them, Ameen. Continue reading
Today, I’m thankful for solidity. Flexibility has it’s place, for sure, but sometimes we need something to fix to, some firmness, certainty, some hard and fast rules. Continue reading
‘Kodachrome,’ the new quarterly magazine from Eastman Kodak, arrived today. It’s an interesting thing. Devoted to “Art * Film * Analog Culture” it’s full of interviews, articles, a photoset, and a bit of advertising for Eastman Kodak products. It’s an interesting thing. Have a look:
Today, I’m thankful for my neighbors: invisible and wonderfully generous; young and fun, old and curmudgeonly; Muslim, Christian, Hindu, Jew, Sikh, Buddhist, Atheist, and whatever. May Allah make the trial of having me for a neighbor easy on them all, Ameen.