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Guarantees in life? there are none

My two friends of twenty years are ill with cancer. One is a heavy smoker, eating away anything just to keep her hunger off, the other one is fit as hell, food conscious and does sports in all its types. If you put both of them on the health…
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What books do to our souls

Do you know when you start a book (a novel or non fiction alike) and it goes slow in the beginning and then once you reach page 20 or so it starts to be an avalanche of words and pictures in your mind? well that is exactly how I feel whenever…
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When the kids grew so fast, we are left in wonder

While I was chatting with my son on the phone yesterday, and my daughter was listening to the discussion (I aways have my phone on speaker) he said something that startled me. Why did we grew up so fast? he said;   a flash of memory took me…
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Study abroad

Sometimes I wonder how I would be if I didn’t study abroad? Would I be shy, incompetent, less experienced? Would I lack of knowledge in what the rest of the world has to offer?.  I will not know about the culture, the art, the tremendous…
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My end of year account.

2016 has been an amazing year, forget the finances and everything that went wrong with it, we do need to dwell on that.  I was blessed with two new grandchildren, one started the year, baby Yousef and the second one in September, baby Layan.…

A trip to the Lake District- UK

I have been visiting England since my twenties and have been hearing and reading about the Lake district, but had never actually visited it.  few years back an educator and I had hit a cord together and we became friends.  Every year since…