:: the week before departure frenzy. as much as i am excited about visiting my family i really can’t stand the stress of having to pack, finish work and get everything ready
:: an unexpected trip for the Mr. he was to stay with Tarek and Layla while I accompanied Samy to the Zoo outing.
:: being hit (once again) by how hard it is to raise children without family around
:: a major storm that lasted 10 minutes and left us without power for three days
:: feeling restless
:: a day with the Peanut at the Bronx Zoo.
:: friends that saved the day by helping me and watching Layla and Tarek. three wonderful ladies that saved our day. thank you L, S and Lo. it really takes a village to raise a child
:: connecting on a very deep level with a wonderful person. i am looking forward to see our friendship bloom
:: time with friends, lots of it. laughs, lots of it.
:: children that are very happy and excited to visit their family in algeria
:: thank god it’s friday!!
i’m linking up with Mon over at ink+chai for keeping it real