Monthly Archives: January 2013

As Long As I Can Make Stories

Growing up in a small village in Lebanon, at a time when there was no internet, in a place where there were no public libraries, my biggest ambition was to get an education so that I could get a job … Continue reading

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Only One Day Left

Have you ever been caught up in your daily problems and sorrows so much so that at some point you realize life has been passing you by and that you are nothing but a bystander? It is as if you … Continue reading

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I Have Lost My Whim

If you know my story, you may be familiar with the fact that I started writing at an early age. I started writing whatever came to mind or whatever bothered or troubled me at the time, only to tear up … Continue reading

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I Don’t Remember Anyone Winning Anywhere Any Time

It is with a sad heart that I read about what is happening in the other part of the world, particularly the Middle East. They say history repeats itself. What is happening in Syria now for whatever reason reminds me … Continue reading

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The Sound Of Footsteps

Call it crazy or strange or weird, but the other night when I went to bed I had hardly closed my eyes when I heard footsteps. It seemed as if someone was climbing the stairs to our house. I could … Continue reading

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You Were One Hell Of A Cup

On two different days during the past week, an article about my late husband’s art and his paintings has been published in two different Armenian newspapers. The article refers to his work from the start in the little village of … Continue reading

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Peace Is Not Something You Wish For

For the past month or so now I have been trying to come to terms with myself and with everything in the world around me. I have been trying to find a reason for what happened and why it happened … Continue reading

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