Tag Archives: pain

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

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

But If We Wait

“Are you ready?” Klaus asked finally. “No,” Sunny answered. “Me neither,” Violet said, “but if we wait until we’re ready we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives, let’s go.”  Lemony Snicket A few years after settling in Montreal, … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Memories Can Never Rub Away

“A man is what he remembers. And he is free by virtue of what he remembers.” Leon Surmelian The internet is buzzing with news of Christian villages and towns being destroyed by rebels in Syria, churches burnt, nuns taken hostage … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

There Is Nothing I Wish More

When I looked out my window today morning it was snowing. I grumbled and sighed and then went into the kitchen to make coffee. Don’t get me wrong on this. I love nature. But this winter has somehow been too … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

You Don’t Figure It Out!

“Don’t cry, I’m sorry to have deceived you so much, but that’s how life is.” Vladimir Nabokov Is that how life is? Only a deception? At another time, in a different world or in a parallel universe, I wouldn’t have agreed. … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nothing Is

Has it ever happened to you? Have you ever felt that at the moment, at the absolute point in time, that one thing finally goes right something else goes wrong? Has it always been like this? Is this the law … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Miss Him Terribly

It’s Valentine’s day this Friday and as is so common on such occasions the TV, newspapers and magazines are swarming with advertisements of different things to do and buy for your loved ones. This is my second Valentine’s without him … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment