Our Real Impediment

Last Saturday, me and two friends went to visit a center for people who face challenges with their vision. The aim of the visit was to know more about this segment of the community as we are planning to volunteer as organizers in a series of athletic games for this segment. These games are to…

A Lame Excuse

I haven’t been writing for a week because I was too busy ! But then again,  I wasn’t too busy to go to a toastmasters meeting, or to socialize, or to work, or to eat but I was too busy to write so, that is really a lame excuse. Lately I am learning that the…

A Note On Sensitivity

Since we were kids we were told to “grow up!”, to “stop crying”, and to “be realistic.” We were also told that if we cried at the end of a movie we were sappy and if we cried because someone hurt us we were silly. As we grow older we are told that if we…

Confessions of an Imaginary Friend -Part Seven

My friend woke up with a wobbly tooth. In case you didn’t know, this is a major event in any six-year old’s life and it is my job as an imaginary friend to make sure it is memorable. I just hope she is up for the fun this entails. Ignoring me completely, the girl went…

The Free Mommy Pass

The other day I was sitting in a cafe in Amman, which was clearly not for kids. In fact, it was one of those cafes that offered you a place to work, free WIFI, and a fabulous selection of coffee. My main aim was to get some work done, but sadly that plan was interrupted…

Confessions of an Imaginary Friend-Part Six

Dear reader, I want you to know that I love my friend. After all, she created me . I was made to look, act, and dress the way she wants me to. My job is to be there when she is lonely. Of course, I am the imaginary friend and this is what I do….

The Disconnect

Day One Last Tuesday, the air felt pure, my mood was good, and I my spirits were high. It was the first day of my long awaited vacation and me and my friend were on our way to Aqaba. Things couldn’t have been better, because for once in my life, I really felt I needed…