It´s only been 70 days since we last had an Eid, but it feels like ages ago. Time goes fast and slow at the same time and it´s difficult to recall what has happened between… Read More »Happy Eid al-Adha 2020!
This week I took a look at my calendar and realized that I´ve spent more than 100 days working from home. It feels like time has stood still this whole time, but when I look… Read More »100 days at home
Today is another pseudoholiday in an endless month at home (although as of today we are in stage 3 in San Mateo County). We have gotten e-mails from some administrators stating that they have gotten… Read More »Juneteenth
Following the release of videos showing black males discriminated against and even killed by white people with police affiliations, people have started to protest on the streets and some cities have been crowded with people,… Read More »Curfews
This has been a very nice, warm long weekend. Yesterday was Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of our first Ramadan in the US. And today, it´s another public holiday. So far, I´ve experienced several public… Read More »Memorial Day and Eid
It´s Friday evening and seriously warm in California. In southern Californa there is apparantly a heatwave generating record temperatures. But here we have days and night warmer than I´m used to in May. 30 degrees… Read More »Halfway through Ramadan 2020
We´ve had our first day of fasting here in California and although first days are usually quite ok, today was really difficult. It could be due to the warm weather that we´ve had this wekk,… Read More »1st Ramadan 1441
After almost six months in the US, I still find that it´s difficult to find out what has happened in the country without getting a biased message. News channels here are all biased towards either… Read More »Which news should you watch?
I was thinking today about what my niche in the blogging sphere is. My Swedish blog has been alive and well for more than 10 years and I´ve gained a lot of readers there, but… Read More »What is your niche?