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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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The Real Things Haven’t Changed

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.” Abraham Lincoln   I wake up every morning … 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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A Year Ago Today

A year ago today you left the house only to leave this world a day after. Tomorrow will be exactly a year since I last heard your voice or saw you. I remember how on that Thursday evening, in the … Continue reading

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Why Put Others Down?

During a telephone conversation with a certain someone the other day, I realized that no matter what I said, no matter how I answered her questions, this person on the other end of the line had something to say to … Continue reading

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Dearest Dad

Two years ago today you left us and this world. Not a day has gone by that I haven’t thought about you or missed you. For many you might have seemed to be an ordinary man, doing everyday ordinary things, … Continue reading

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Am I Wasting My Time

I have a corner in my bedroom where I have a tiny narrow desk (actually a computer desk passed on to me by one of my kids) and a small narrow bookcase where I keep my writing pads and notebooks, … Continue reading

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It Is Easy To Talk

It’s the 12th anniversary of 9/11 and I would like once again to express my deep sorrow for all the lives lost and my sympathy to all those people who lost their loved ones. Twelve years have passed since the … Continue reading

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People Are Like Chef’s Salads

Do you ever wonder what your life might have been like if you were born let’s say to different parents in a different part of the world? I mean if you had a different nationality or belonged to a different … Continue reading

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