Tami Mohamed Brown


The Dark & The Light

From my end-of-summer balcony, it allows me an active way to observe the balance of the dark and light, paying more attention to where I put my energy, and where I don’t need to.

  • 09/01/2018

The Lineage of an Apple Tree

There is an old apple tree on the family farm site in northern Minnesota where my mother’s family once lived. Sturdy

  • 06/01/2018

A Condition of the Heart

On February 7, 2014, I had a stress test scheduled at a Twin Cities hospital. I’d had a little pain in

  • 02/01/2018

Glacial observations

Timing matters. My daughter and I had planned our trip to Alaska for late June, when the weather is warmer

  • 10/01/2017

My Heart

In a clinical setting, every part of the body that is hidden away, invisible to the eye, can be compared

  • 08/01/2017

My family’s Green Card process

When I married my husband Ahmed, the breadth of my knowledge of the U.S. immigration system was no greater informed

  • 04/01/2017

The view from here

Until recently, the site next to the brick office building in which I work was occupied by a large surface

  • 04/01/2017

Bad people from Other Places

Under the living room sofa in the home of my Egyptian in-laws, there is a cardboard shoebox that holds household

  • 03/01/2017

Mapping the World

The wonderfully recognizable outline of the United States appeared different when sandwiched between Canada and Mexico, no longer center of everything, but off to the side, disconnected to everything else.

  • 02/01/2017