BUCKET LIST: EXPERIENCE -40 DEGREES AND SURVIVING

Those of you who follow my blog know that I have grown up in Cairo and Jeddah. You can imagine, the idea of ever experiencing -40 degrees was unimaginable. For the longest time, I thought people couldn’t survive in places like this, which was why the need for so much booz was needed. This past week, I took the week

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NEW YEAR REFLECTIONS: TAKE CHANCES AND PLAY

Well what can i say, time really does fly. It’s already 2006, I still remember the turn of the century so clearly. It was new years eve, and we were planning to go to the party at the pyramids. It was supposed to be the event of the decade. There was alot of speculation with the Y2K and no one

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BUCKET LIST: MY FIRST GONDOLA RIDE

Since, we don’t have snow, the Middle East is not really known for the number of Gondolas they have around. So when the opportunity to take my first Gondola ride came. I didn’t hesitate and jumped to take the opportunity. I know you must be thinking, isn’t the Gondolas rides in something famous in Venice. In Canada their version is

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BUCKET LIST: VISITING THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS

I grew up in Jeddah and Cairo. The Middle East is not known for its seasons. So you can imagine, how exciting Vancouver has been from me, to see how the city transform completely. From colorful summer, to the changes in the colors for Spring, to now winter, where its become a winter wonderland. The city looks like its been

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BUCKET LIST: MAKE A SNOWMAN

The past two weeks had been full of sunshine and beautiful weather here in Vancouver. Nazly and Reem came to visit from Seattle and we couldn’t believe what we were seeing! People that didn’t know us, may have taken us to be crazy and insane as we started dancing, laughing, playing and screaming in the sudden snow fall! We weren’t

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BUCKET LIST: ZIP LINING LIKE A BIRD

Today I added another item to my Bucket List – Zip Lining. Zip lining is also been called Flying Fox in ages past. Many of you reading this may not even know what Zip Lining is, I didn’t myself, until today. Basically, the easiest way to explain this activity is to describe it as a modern Tarzan experience. You fly

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INSPIRATION: THE VALUE

Life is short, don’t regret not doing something! Make sure the special people who have played a role in your life know that you love them. Enjoy this forward!! TO REALIZE To realize The value of a sister Ask someone Who doesn’t have one. To realize The value of ten years: Ask a newly Divorced couple. To realize The value

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BUCKET LIST: ROAST A BIG FAT TURKEY

I know that Thanksgiving is probably one of the biggest holidays in North America, if not the biggest. What I didn’t realize of think about, that even Canadians celebrate this holiday as well. However, Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving a bit different than those in the lower part of North America. They recognize the holiday a month earlier as they are truly

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BUCKET LIST: THE KILLERS NEARLY KILLED ME

I don’t know if it is because I am in a new, unknown place and everything looks, sounds and tastes awesome because it’s new and unknown. Or is it just because everything is just that my curiousity takes me to try new things makes living awesome, unbelievable and wonderful to me. I am certain things are as they are because

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BUCKET LIST: FIRST LADIES NIGHT EXPERIENCE

Doing the things to mark off my Bucket List has been an experience I’ll never forget. Like living in another country, traveling to several countries on one day, playing an Alp Horn and most of all making the friends I have. These are all memories I will cherish with deep Passion and have with me always. I definitely believe that

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