Tag Archives: Family

A morning rushing to night


An Homage to a Lebanese Icon we just lost… Her name is ‘Sabah’. Morning. When I hear her name I remember a river, my dad with his then black mustaches, ducks floating idly by waiting for us kids to throw … Continue reading

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The kid in us


An ice cold stare. The memory of a childhood controlled by eye movement.  My mom has impossibly-blue eyes, from a German ancestry affording her a genetically electric blue hue that spoke to us, her kids. Or rather hissed at us. Her … Continue reading

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fireflies


Listening to Leona Lewis singing “Stop crying your heart out” and writing my post. I love Leona Lewis’s voice and sentimental interpretation of each song she sings. I am finalizing all my administrative procedures as of today for my mission … Continue reading

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My favorite things part II


I am going back to my favorite things, and telling you more about what makes me tick, so that I can reassure myself in the process, at a time when so much is changing and I need my emotional anchors. … Continue reading

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Home


In life, a number of places can be called home.  Our first home, where we grew up, our first apartment when we left the nest, the home we built with our loved ones to start a family, the apartment we … Continue reading

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My favorite things part I


I can’t sleep.  The second night in a row of sketchy sleep and one single thought turning and bouncing around in my head. Only one, one subject, one preoccupation, one.  Tonight I will distract myself by thinking of my favorite … Continue reading

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Road trip with a moody girl


Renting a car in England was an impulsive decision taken when presented with the option while buying the airline tickets online.  I didn’t quite think it through.  I forgot that I would be driving on the wrong side of roads … Continue reading

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