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Sunday, July 5, 2015

Washington DC unusual !





Tonight, Washington DC sounds like Peshawar. Everyday when I get back home, and I'm late, I don't find many people on the roads after 9:00 pm. Today, the show began right after 9:00 pm. I was standing in the balcony of my apartment, when I saw many people out on the roads and there was smoke in the air, fireworks of course. ;) 4th of July celebrations.


We don't have fireworks in Peshawar every night, but we do have a similar sky at night. I won't tell you why, but if you are from Peshawar, you know why.

It is 12:15 am right now, and I still hear people out on the roads and tonight, it does not sound like a ghost town for the first time. Peshawar never sleeps. Tonight, DC is not sleeping !


Saturday, July 4, 2015

Happy Birthday Sahar !





A lovely 4th of July in the Federal Capital of the United States of America, and the 5th of July in Pakistan. Today is my sister's birthday and I celebrated it with a fruit pancake that I made. At the end of the day I witnessed a spectacular display of fireworks in the District of Columbia. Happy Birthday Sahar. I hope you are happy. I wasn't the only one celebrating your birthday today !