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Change is Good

Change is Good

If you’re an avid reader or have read any of my blog posts before, thank you so much. My ultimate goal is to become a self-employed artist. To get there, one of my long term goals is to gain a loyal blog readership of people that want to support me as an artist. Every blog post that I write is a stepping stone in that direction.

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Daawat

Daawat

When my family hosts a daawat, I imagine a gathering of my immediate and extended family. The “d” in daawat sounds like the “th” in the word brother. It’s pronounced DAH-wuth. In my search results, the correct and more enticing definition appears. Daawat as a noun translates to a feast. As a verb, it means to feast. The food was, indeed, the highlight of the get-together. When presented all at once on a table, I certainly feasted with my eyes before I tasted with my tongue. 

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Cupcakes

Cupcakes

Having family over means preparing and eating food. For me (a.k.a. the Sultan of Sweets), it also means enjoying dessert baked by my sisters! Here are some pictures of the chocolate and vanilla cupcakes with milk chocolate and strawberry frosting topped with edible pearls.

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Pondering in Patterns

Pondering in Patterns

I believe that most men’s fashion is tame. Therefore, I’ve always enjoyed colorful patterns on clothing for their vibrancy and repetition. Among the many disciplines that take inspiration from nature, animal skins have found their way into fashion. Patterns like cheetah, leopard, or snake skin seem to always be in demand. What if we went beyond these to discover other treasures in the animal kingdom?

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