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Everything Became So Quiet

When I was younger, I used to love to stay awake at night till well after midnight. I loved to read and I also loved to watch the night from my window. I used to watch how the lights in … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To Happy Endings

When I was a little girl, like most children I was very afraid of the dark. We lived in the village, in a house with a big garden. My bedroom, overlooking the garden, had a huge window. On hot summer … Continue reading

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Are You A Winner Or A Loser In This Life

Are You A Winner Or A Loser In This Life ? The reason I ask this question is because recently I met with a few friends and acquaintances. One of the women present, whom I was meeting for the first … Continue reading

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New Beginning

“We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.” Ralph Waldo Emerson I do agree with Emerson that … Continue reading

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 57,000 times in 2011. If it were a … Continue reading

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The Lights Are On

Years ago when I was a student in high school I was staying in Beirut at my aunt’s place, when the government was toppled and a military government took over. It had been almost a year since the civil war … Continue reading

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The First Snowfall of the Season

My daughter says that every time it snows, she thinks of Robert Frost’s poem ‘Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening’ which is one of her favorites. Except, since we don’t live near any woods, rather than stopping to “watch … Continue reading

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