Tag Archives: Mecca

The Mecca I am Walking Towards: Is it the same one that Mohammad (PBUH) did Hajj at?

As you can see by my slowly diminishing miles, I am making progress on my walk to Mecca.  But what am I walking towards?  If you notice the current picture at the top of my blog, you will see a … Continue reading

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Muslim Perceptions & Misconceptions about the TEA Party

So I was on Facebook and encountered the following exchange (I deleted names but left the content) : Any Muslim who belongs in the Tea Party movement has not paid attention to their actions. So far, they have (1) opposed … Continue reading

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What Makes Me a Muslim: I have 8021 miles to teach you

If I put a Star of David around my neck and light the candles for Hanukah, does that make me a Jew? If I put a Cross around my neck and go to Church (of whichever flavor) every Easter & … Continue reading

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Muslim Prayer in English, What do We SAY when we Pray?

8024 Miles to go to get to Mecca. From reading these posts, you can probably tell that I am not the most consistent person in exercise or in correspondence.  That is because I have a life.  I look at each … Continue reading

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Burqa vs. the TSA, Rumor Mill Central, 8027 Miles to Mecca

I get tired of some of the news that is going on with regards to the TSA and pat downs.  I’ve got news for you, as a card-carrying philatelist who wears hijab, I have been searched, patted and groped for … Continue reading

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Islamophopia and “Helping Poor Oppressed Muslim Women” with only 8030 miles to Mecca

I am in charge of getting people places, and doing things to make life easier for the family.  I chose the job and accept the responsibility.  But it means that I spend a good bit of time listening to the … Continue reading

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Grope or Snoop? 100% of the time is not random. 8031 MTGT Mecca

8031 Miles to go to Mecca (MTGT) I am walking on my treadmill and thinking about the latest infringement on my rights as an American. So this American guy, presumably NOT MUSLIM uses his cell phone to capture his experience … Continue reading

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