Category Archive: Memorials

In Memory of Khaltu Souad

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْمِ Yesterday we lost a beautiful, strong, loving, devout and funny woman, my Aunt Souad. I was blessed to have experienced her hospitality during my visits to Jordan and Syria.… Continue reading

In Memory of Harley

October 15, 2000 — October 19, 2015 I love you Harley. I hope you could sense in our good-bye that I will always love and miss you. You were so selfless and devoted to me,… Continue reading

Fatema Abbasi (Tayta)

Three years ago today, I wrote this post about interviewing my grandmother, or tayta, in Jordan which she has since passed. In her honor I repost this. In 2003, when I went to the… Continue reading