Monthly Archives: October 2013

Lost In Reading

Of the novels that I have read lately, in almost every one of them someone close to the main character (the hero or heroine) dies of cancer at a very young age. In real life most of the people I … Continue reading

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A Catcher’s Mitt

Have you ever been misunderstood in your life more than once? Well I have, more often than I have been understood, especially as a young adult. I am not and never have been an introvert. On the contrary, I was … Continue reading

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I Have The Bug!

A few days ago I came across a blog about fountain pens. The article, a great one at that, was written and posted by a pen lover and collector. Being a fan of fountain pens myself I couldn’t help but … Continue reading

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First Autumn

It’s almost the end of October and the cold weather has already settled in. The sky is grayish blue on most days. Had circumstances been different for me personally I would have said this is the best time of year … 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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The Desire To Annoy

Do you like confrontations? Do you like to face the people you are mad or angry at? Or do you just take a step back, turn the corner and wish you never have anything to do with those people? Friedrich … Continue reading

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She Sat Here

On any day, from anywhere around the globe, if I hear a success story of a woman I get so excited and happy. Not because I doubt it is impossible but mainly because I come from the Middle East and … Continue reading

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