But this America that I'm raising kids has school, mall, military fort, and office shootings. And what about the our droids attacking play grounds, our oil spills that last for months, and worse of all, we have two grown men publically fighting to try to save a country falling off a cliff? But the
For those that do not know who she is, please go read up on her on your own. Go ahead, this post will still be here when you get back.
Okay, for those that know who she is, I'll continue.
In my language, we have a word for women like her: Makara. This is a person that goes out of her way to be mean. She is that bully in the high school cafeteria that stuck out her foot as you were walking by with your tray of food. She is that twit that won't let you merge in the lane even though you've been signaling well ahead of her. She is that person at work that drinks the last of the coffee and never makes more for others. That is what Pamela Geller is: a Makara.
When I first created A Crafty Arab, my number one goal was to try to combat negative Arab stereotypes with positive images through my craft products. I wanted to let people know that what happened that horrible day in 2001 had nothing to do with me or what my religion stood for. It was a group of 12 men who thought they spoke on behalf of 1.62 billion people. But in reality, what they did is everything that my religion speaks against.
But here is Pamela Makara, trying to stick a finger in my face, blaming me for what happened and the downfall of civilization as she knows it. So, today, inspired by this video, I made a Love notebook for her. If anyone has her address, please send it my way and I'll include this lovely letter with it:
I made a Love notebook that I'm dedicating to you. Please don't panic over the Arabic writing, it does not say Death to all
A Crafty Arab who loves you
Okay, I did include a couple of P.S.s on there, but they sounded a little bit makara from me. So I will not add them in the letter, but they did feel good to write. ;P
Oh yeah, here is the notebook. I hope she likes it!