nana nani // an anniversary photo story

June 25th, 2016. a photo story of nana nani’s 60th wedding anniversary. How lucky are we to have had their love & presence for all of our lives. One day I’ll write more but for now going through these photos that fill my heart. ALSO : I wrote about it here one time. Also these…

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Orange orchards and memories

(This was a post I started writing a week after my sister in law passed away in 2020 but only finishing it now.) Our trip to Pakistan in December 2019 had felt really special for so many reasons one of them the fact that Bilal had gone with us for the first time after 4…

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A photo story of Anya’s “dadi home” from over the years

For years after Anya was born, we would spend a couple months during the winter in Pakistan with our families – around 3 weeks of these would be with my mother-in-law in Bahawalpur. I’ve written about it after she passed away.. There was this calm and sense of much-needed peace I always felt there after…

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A golden hour in Japanese Park Islamabad : a photo story

Doing a photo story post after a long time (I used to love doing these) from this evening back in December 2019 in Islamabad when Haroon bhai (Bilal’s brother & Anya’s only and very favorite taya) wanted to take her to Japanese Park and we went along too. Japanese Park used to be a big…

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A nostalgic story tour of my mama’s home in Islamabad

A few years ago I shared this story tour of my mama’s home while visiting her in Islamabad. The photos were just for stories and the quality & resolution is terrible, but this tour struck a chord with so many people. I thought I’d share this here as well to save it! (I’m adding a…

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