From College to… After College !

2015 was an amazing, stressful and long year ! From graduating from the best school in the world the illustrious Howard University ( the real HU !) to moving back and readjusting to life at home with my parents and deciding what was next for me. I lived off campus for 2 years so I…

Chin Sisters Road Trip

!!Click the link below!! Almost a year ago my cousin Amanda Chin & my sister Sajeeda Chin took road trip to the SouthWestern part of America– we hit Nevada, Colorado, Utah and Arizona. The main attraction was the GRAND CANYON! We spent 3 nights sleeping in a tent on the North Rim and everything that could…

Don’t just ‘Stay-at-home’, MOM

  Being a stay-at-home mom doesn’t mean you must stay home all day. Being home all day can suck and be depressing, especially if you can’t just cozy up and read your favorite book, do your hair or binge watch Netflix. I have a 8-month-old who demands most of my attention while he’s awake and…

Ten Universal Rules

One of the highlights for my trip to Alaska was vising the Alaska Heritage Center.Although I had mixed feelings about the performances, I loved touring the site and learning about the Native s of the land, the original people. I liked seeing many of the young generation of Native Yup’ik, Cup’ik, Inuapiat and many more…

# 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…