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What You Remember

When I was teaching in Dubai and my children were still in elementary school, I noticed how they referred to their teachers as being old. And when I asked how old they thought a teacher was, “old like maybe thirty,” … Continue reading

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Coming Home

I’ve been so busy working lately that I have hardly had time to ponder on my life and be sad and sorrowful like I used to a year or so ago. I don’t ask questions like why, where, and when … Continue reading

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What Do You Do?

The other day I read an article online that scared the hell out of me. It relayed a threat by ISIS that concerned the region where my family and friends live in Lebanon. When I sent the link to my … Continue reading

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When A Thing Is Wrong

Henry David Thoreau writes: “The cost of a thing is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.” Many are the times when I make a promise … Continue reading

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The Squirrel And I

Are you an optimist? Do you have a positive attitude towards life? Well I do, most of the time. In fact I am not only an optimist but an idealist too. I don’t say this with pride. No. An optimistic … Continue reading

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My Heart Aches

This week we are saddened by the death of Robin Williams. A great loss for all of us and specially his family. My heart and prayers go out to them. It is so hard to lose a loved one. The … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Is Going To Be Another Day!

Every night I go to bed saying to myself tomorrow is going to be another day and I will write about how beautiful nature is. How beautiful the trees, the flowers, the birds and everything are around me. Come morning, … Continue reading

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