On My Bookshelf: "The Orchard: A Memoir" by Theresa Weir

I recently finished reading "The Orchard: A Memoir" by Theresa Weir (Grand Central, 2011) at the recommendation of a friend. I'm so glad that I took her suggestion and delved into this work.  At first I had a little bit of trouble connecting with the narrator and the wry voice. At the start, the narrator … Continue reading On My Bookshelf: "The Orchard: A Memoir" by Theresa Weir

On My Bookshelf – Love InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women

Love, InshAllah: The Secret Lives of American Muslim Woman by Nura Maznavi and Ayesha Mattu is an anthology that was released in January 2012 by SoftSkull Press.  Here is the synopsis from the publisher:"Full of warmth and wit, real-life love stories by American Muslim women whose romances are as individual as they areIn this groundbreaking … Continue reading On My Bookshelf – Love InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women

Music Monday

Mondays are always a little blah, aren't they? I've decided to spice mine up with some music. Here is Robert Johnson's recording of "Walking Blues"  listen for this --"Leavin this mornin I have to ride a blindbabe, I been mistreatedbaby, I don't mind dyin"