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The Most Uneducated, The Most Unimaginative, The Most Unthinking

Plato wrote: “We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.”  Last week when I heard that a woman from Gatineau was fined because … 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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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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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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Merry Christmas And Happy Holidays!

Today is Christmas. That special time of year when Christians around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus. I am a Christian but not Catholic. Being Armenian and born in a small village in the east of Lebanon where the … Continue reading

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The Unlucky Number Thirteen

For the past week I haven’t written a single word. I say this with a sad heart. I had the flu and it was so bad that I had to stay in bed for a few days. It’s been years … Continue reading

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They Needed A Postal Code

Yesterday morning I woke up with the intention of not writing or posting anything on my blog. I say this in fact with a guilty conscience. I had a little something, an adventure shall we say, with my car the … Continue reading

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And Miles To Go Before I Sleep

Dream(n)- vision, reverie, nightmare, hallucination, delusion, trance, fantasy, aspiration, delight. Dream(v)- fantasize, visualize, imagine, fancy, daydream, envisage, hallucinate, think. During normal times when I would watch from my window the first snowfall of the season, I would do so with … Continue reading

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I Have The Bug!

A few days ago I came across a blog about fountain pens. The article, a great one at that, was written and posted by a pen lover and collector. Being a fan of fountain pens myself I couldn’t help but … Continue reading

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