# 1 Cardinal Rule; Broken

from: August 2014 Rule 1 number for every child growing up is- “Don’t get in cars with strangers.” So why did we? Here’s why: So of course Saturday is “adventure saturdays” here in Buffalo, since things are so hard to get to without a car, we stay close to campus during the week. So we…

Senior Year Shenanigans

September 2014 So its been a while since my last post but there’s been SO much going on ! My friend Erin re-inspired me to continue…”for the archives” So here’s a likkle recap 1.Senior year has officially begun and started kicking my butt !- with Senior Design, Traffic Engineering, Research, ASCE and now my new…

Meet My Team: Buffalo Edition

My time in Buffalo is officially over, this time tomorrow I’ll be in Reno. But meet my team whose been with me the wholee summer.       So it was Me & PQ- the youngest, only: black girls, born in America. WE are the life of the lab, I’m sure its pretty quiet and…

Universal Family

August 2014 This summer has been one of love and learning. Everywhere I went, I had some family waiting for me, helping me and just showing me around the area. Making me feeel at home around the world. Tanzania: How can I have family in Tanzania? Well I do. So there was our of us…

A Million & One things closer than the grocery store

A Million & One things closer than the Grocery Store… (Actually 25 things closer than the grocery store, but you know,) “Its not that far” she says. “Its closer than the other one” she says. “It says 0.9 miles” she says. Well you know me, I’m always down for a little adventure, so we’re off…

Not So Glamorous Buffalo Days

August 2014 So when I’m not outside wandering around, jet-setting taking cool pictures and eating as much good food as I possibly can since Ramadan ended- Im “in the lab.” In the Lab could me 1 of 2 places:  The Dungeon  The Work room The Dungeon refers to the place where I spend 96% of…

Reflection Sundays: Kemet

take me back to the land of my ancestors, the land of the great Kings & Queens and Warriors & Engineers take me back to the Shukrans && the Shukranettes take me back to the Red Sea, the natural curly pudding, the hair elixir take me back to the sisterhood, the family, the infamous fellucaa…

Time keeps moving

After having my son and seeing him grow each day, it put my life in perspective. It’s so hard to believe that I was once that small and dependent like him and he will soon grow up to be a man.  This is a reminder to me that life is finite. When you are younger,…

Cambodia with Maleeka

I would like to highlight some of the amazing things people around me are doing to get us all inspired to think, to live and to laugh.  Volunteers Around the World: Cambodia with Maleeka Maleeka is a senior at Stony Brook University. She will obtain her Bachelors of Science in Health Sciences this upcoming May….

Flying Solo with my 4 Month Old

Baby Eisah & I recently took a quick trip to Seattle, Washington to visit some family and I really enjoyed traveling with him. I was a little nervous at first to get on the plane with him by myself but after traveling to China by myself, I really couldn’t fathom letting nervousness and a 4…

Sajeeda Chin- Citizens School

I decided to open a platform and share what people around me are doing in their lives to maybe inspire and motivate others. The first person: My little sister,Sajeeda. Sajeeda Chin is a teacher, a student, an engineer. She graduated from Howard University in 2015 with a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering. Currently she…