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I Write

In the living room of my home in Montreal, in the dining room cabinet, on a shelf behind the glass is a picture of our family. It is an old photo taken in Dubai when my kids were still very … Continue reading

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Spring Is Full Of Promise

Saturday was an emotional day for me and my family. In fact last week in its entirety was a lot more emotional than any of the weeks before. My son got his engineering Iron Ring on Saturday evening. I was … Continue reading

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To The Women In My Life

Today is international women’s day and on that occasion I would like to congratulate and salute women around the world and especially the women in my life who have made it possible for me to be here today and be … Continue reading

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To Be A Writer

Blogging, and the world of bloggers, has become such an essential part of me now that if I were to leave it or if it were taken from me I wouldn’t know how to go on. WordPress is my world … Continue reading

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Never Go Back

It’s one of those times again in my life when I can hardly control myself from being too negative or too pessimistic about most things around me. And when I am in that state of mind I cannot write. I … Continue reading

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It Is So Disturbing

Things are not looking good again in Lebanon. Car bombs exploding every other day killing innocent people, the revolt in neighboring Syria and the political turmoil that is sweeping the Arab world. Recently I have stopped reading newspaper articles about … Continue reading

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Do You Believe In Signs?

Do you believe in signs? Do you believe that things didn’t happen in your life because they were not meant to be? Lately I am relentlessly being haunted by two regretful phrases: “if only” and “what if”. What if so … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Slow Down Sometimes

I find it strange how at some point in my existence, my life became so hectic and stressful. I was always doing things. Besides having a full time job, or sometimes even more than one job, I was also taking … Continue reading

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What Will It Mean?

Lately I have been doodling with the idea of a story in my mind for quite some time now. Every night I go to bed promising myself that the next morning I will sit at my desk and jot down … Continue reading

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A Big Thank You

It’s the end of another year, 2013. A tough and painful year for me and my kids, a year in which most of the time I felt, to use Sylvia Plath’s words: “I felt very still and very empty, the … Continue reading

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