The Big 5-OH

Today I am turning 50. No joke, literally half a century. No wonder there are lots of things I have difficulty remembering. Well, most probably because some of them happened decades ago, laughing out loud. Throughout the years of my humble life on this beautiful earth, I am quite happy with my accomplishments, most important one being bringing a person, now a nice young man … Continue reading The Big 5-OH

People need people

My classmates from the all-girls high school that I have attended as a teenager, are going to celebrate our 50th birthday next weekend, as almost all of us are turning 50 this year. They are getting together for a sleepover at a nice and cozy little hotel. I would love to be there with them, but I am a little too far from my hometown. … Continue reading People need people

Ali

On December 6th, 1995, at 10:15 AM – a Wednesday morning – my son Ali came to this world as a great gift to me. I loved and cherished him every day of his life. Being a parent is quite a different adventure. It is hard to explain. And as an extremely empathetic person, I already am sensitive to others’ sufferings. But when I became … Continue reading Ali