Category Archives: Personal

I’m coming home mom and dad. Don’t let them scare you!

“Mom, dad! I am planning to come spend at least a month in Lebanon this summer. I am so excited to see you.” Mother : “Ya habibi! We miss you so much. I cannot wait to hug you and smell … Continue reading

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Don’t be afraid! It’s JUST a sonic boom

It was summer of 1993, a night that I still remember very clearly. When you are 7 years old, you are like a blank page with every incident leaving a carbon mark along the lines. Those that are imprinted with … Continue reading

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The unconditional love

The year was 2009, not so long ago… I was attracted to an angel. I use the word angel with the true conviction that this individual came into my life for a purpose. I also intentionally use the word attracted, … Continue reading

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Wedding through skype

People always say it is the intention that counts. While in a lot of situations this becomes a justification of failure, I witnessed its true meaning today with a close friend of mine. One of my closest friends, neighbors and fellow boy-scout … Continue reading

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Socrates and myslef in Lebanon

To this very day, I still do not know what caused my blog post ” Lebanon: A BrainDead Country” to go viral accumulating thousands of hits every day. All I know for sure is that the comments, both from haters and supporters, … Continue reading

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ثقافة التهديد بقطع الطرق

أحاول في معظم الأحيان التهرب من إستخدام هذا الموقع للتعليق على أخبار لبنان “البايخة” التي تقع في خانة ” أطلق فلان النار على فلاني”، “صرح المخيول فلان من كتلة تدمير لبنان أولاً…” وما أكثر هذه الأخبار التي تملأ شاشات التليفزيون ومواقع الأخبار. اتهرب من … Continue reading

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I am in love…

As much as I enjoy writing on this blog and always wish I could do that more often as I get distracted between my 8-5 monotonous job and the daily commute and other daily errands, I had to take a break … Continue reading

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