Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Big Thank You

It’s the end of another year, 2013. A tough and painful year for me and my kids, a year in which most of the time I felt, to use Sylvia Plath’s words: “I felt very still and very empty, the … 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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So What Happened To Us?

The other day I was listening to some music on the radio when I heard a rap by some singer that basically had no lyrics other than the f-word in all its grammatical forms. It’s like that rapper had taken … Continue reading

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The Unlucky Number Thirteen

For the past week I haven’t written a single word. I say this with a sad heart. I had the flu and it was so bad that I had to stay in bed for a few days. It’s been years … Continue reading

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I Wanted To Read More About Her

Edgar Allan Poe wrote: “Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.”  Yesterday morning I was reading an interview with Jodi Picoult. I had never heard of Jodi while living … Continue reading

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Cheers!

It’s that time of the year again, Christmas is just around the corner. I have lived to see yet another year pass by. Perhaps the longest and definitely the saddest for me so far. I don’t know if I will … Continue reading

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They Needed A Postal Code

Yesterday morning I woke up with the intention of not writing or posting anything on my blog. I say this in fact with a guilty conscience. I had a little something, an adventure shall we say, with my car the … Continue reading

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