The artwork at the top of the page is a section of a painting by the artist Sadiq Toma. He is a former Iraqi who left Iraq in the late seventies. There isn’t much about him on the Web, not even a Wikipedia entry. I’d link you to some sites, but the best one I’ve found so far is a PDF file.
***UPDATE: Sadiq Toma has a page now. I’m linking you to the gallery of the stuff I like there (gallery 2).
As for me, I am an American woman who has never visited the Arab world, though I expect to someday. I am not of Arab descent and I am not a Muslim.
Regarding the name Snarla, she is the feline classmate of Bongo the one-eared rabbit in Matt Groening’s comic, Life in Hell.
Okay, more about me:
My presidential hottie soulmate is Abraham Lincoln.
I am a caramel crunch doughnut.
When it comes to federal rules of civil procedure, I am 28 United States Code Section 1332!
I’m a fruit bat.
In the hopes that this makes Lou Dobbs’s head explode: my grandmother didn’t speak English until she started school.
I’m a US Army veteran.