Monthly Archives: April 2013

Why Is It Always The Ones Who Love Life

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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Since Then We Never Stopped

When I was a little girl growing up in Lebanon, the stories I was told by my elders were not of Cinderella and Prince Charming. Rather they were stories of survival told by my parents and grandparents. I did not … Continue reading

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You Left Us Too Soon

Exactly five months have passed since we put you to rest. Not a moment has passed since then that I haven’t missed you. Not a night has gone by that I haven’t cried myself to sleep. May you rest in … Continue reading

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I Only Want To Stand Aside

Throughout all the conversations I have had, whether on the phone or in person with people close to me, I keep hearing the same phrase over and over again: “You should go out, go back to work and do something … Continue reading

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Forget All The Rules

If you are in any way following my blog or have stumbled upon my latest post you are aware of the fact that I recently decided instead of wasting my time and going back to teaching full time, I would … Continue reading

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It Is Going To Be A Good Day

It’s a little before five in the morning. With my coffee in hand I look outside my window. It is still dark outside. It is a new dawn and despite the dark it is full of promises. Two days ago … Continue reading

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Life Has No Logic

Yesterday morning after the kids left to school and after I finished my chores of cleaning and cooking, I decided that even though I loved reading I would not just sit and read idly the whole day. Rather, I would … Continue reading

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