I don't Uber to work unless I'm late. Today was one of those days. It usually takes me about ten minutes to get to the office in a taxi but my ride today took longer, twenty five minutes to be exact. My driver's name was Faisal. When I got into the car I was relieved… Continue reading Let’s give people a break
Yesterday I was in the car with my line manager driving to a construction site when she asked me if I see myself living in Dubai for the next ten years! At first, I thought to myself is that a trick question?! Then I decided to be honest with her, and I said "Not really."… Continue reading When life happens..
I don’t think of writing as a hobby; to me it’s more like therapy. It's usually a flood of emotions that create turbulence in my mind and I feel I need to put them down on paper. I love those times when something like that happens; I rush to write down everything I'm thinking of… Continue reading Drown
Yesterday someone asked me if I felt home in Lebanon. Funny enough, it is just the time of the year I feel homeless the most. He said home is probably where the people you care for are. I felt bad because I love my family a lot but I stopped feeling Home eight years ago… Continue reading All that is left of Home
Something from today....
Well it's been a while since I've been here! It's been hectic; trying to joggle too may things and figuring out some other things! I guess to be honest as well I haven't felt like writing. Maybe I just wasn't inspired by anything. That was until an hour ago when I saw an ad that touched on… Continue reading #ILookLikeAnEngineer
I realised the other day that in a month my Mom is turning 60. I know it's going to sound very childish but honestly in my head my Mom has always been 45! She's always that strong lady that used to chase me around the house when I was being a brat. In that moment a vision… Continue reading For my Mom’s big 60
If your apartment was on fire and you had 60 seconds to grab one thing and leave, what would you grab?
I struggle sometimes with this topic because my mind demands logical answers to how I'm feeling and sometimes I can't find those answers. That got me to ask why do we as human beings believe that rationality alone must drive our decisions? Why are we scared sometimes of following our instincts, our gut feeling, especially when it doesn't… Continue reading Gut Feeling Over Fear
This is the excerpt for your very first post.
Have you ever seen someone, a complete stranger, and felt like you wanted to know them better, or maybe felt something good about them that you couldn't decipher but then just let it go because you don't know them? The other day I came across a short story by Haruki Murakami on seeing the 100% perfect… Continue reading About Haruki Murakami seeing the 100% perfect girl for him