20 May 2015 — Today

Dear baby, The sky was clear and the weather hot today. Sweltering hot, and so mom, my sister and I folded our towels in half and spread them on the sand right next to the sea. Feet touching the cold waters and heads on our self-made pillows, we slept on our backs every thirty minutes […]

8 more days

Dear elephant, Where did you read this list? I could not find it online.  Do you remember that time when the elephant and the squirrel were getting ready to sleep and the ill elephant was coughing on the squirrel?  The squirrel found it a bit too unpleasant, but then she looked at the big happy […]

May 10, 2015 — Impatience

Dear L*, I was watching, just a few minutes ago, a video in which a Christian parliamentarian started his speech at the parliament with the following: “In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, one God, Amen”. The sarcastic sentence with its laughable absurdity, was a reaction to some Muslim […]

May 10, 2015: In Lebanon by myself

Dear L*, The chocolate biscuits that I am at present munching have a Lebanese flavor to them, they crumble entirely with just a bite. Are you eating at the moment too? Perhaps you have made yourself one of those ketchup pickle cheese sandwiches, haven’t you? I went to the beach by myself today, carried solely […]