Links to love on this online webbed world

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My buddy S and I stand still for a moment during our hanging-out session with Anjum, early this year. Originally uploaded by yaznotjaz.

I keep bookmarking websites and then not doing anything with them, so perhaps I should share them with you all. Here are some stops I’ve made on the internet lately [apologies for not giving credit where it’s due; I always forget how I initially came across such links]:

Hamza’s photographs on flickr [He messaged me to say he enjoyed my Zaytuna photos, which is how I found his photos in turn.]
– Archived photos on the Muslim Cultures weblog
The Olive Ream‘s photos at Over a Mile

Google Reader, you make my weblog-surfing so much more efficient!
The Bravia paint ad: So many colors! ROCKING.
– Beautiful poetry by Murtaza Danish [Check Coffee in Times of War]

Seeing the downside of ’cause celebs’
– For my fellow bookworms: Librarian Avengers [Their weblog description on says: Librarians need a blog to avenge their low pay and appalling working conditions. This is that blog. With jokes.]
– flickr photoset: The Vicissitudes of Moi, Moi, Moi

– Reading up on Tin-Tin (“billions of bilious blue blistering barnacles!”)
Juan Mann and his “free hugs” campaign
– “We are here”: Mission schoolkids urge grownups to set a good example

Where the hell is Matt?
I’m Hip, I’m With it! – How To Talk Like Sumana Harihareswara

Rock, Paper, Scissors: Reffing the RPS state championship is no job for the nervous
Four Steps to a More Meaningful, Less Commercialized Holiday — with Kids [No, I don’t have kids of my own, in case any of you were confused about that]

– One of the most talented people I don’t know, though I’ve seen videos of her performances, years ago while in college: Anna Deavere Smith (1, 2, 3)
[Check out Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 the play in book format, as well as the film.]

* Some weblog posts I’ve especially loved reading lately:
– Brimful – most of all, when snowflakes fall and inarticulate speech of the heart
– One Female Canuck – Rules for Life
– HijabMan – Bio Data Construction For Dummies (Men’s edition)
– BrooklynBrown – What You Should Do When There Is A Death In Your Friend’s Family
– And my favorite: Chai’s post entitled Magical Nights, Magical Connections. In all the weeks (months) I attended the Wednesday evening meditations, I was never able to articulate the beauty of it through writing as Chai managed to do so well after the single evening she attended with me last week.

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