Year One, Honestly

I’ve been trying to write this retrospective post for about two weeks now. This is, in fact, the 26th attempt according to WordPress. Which amazes me as I’ve never had any trouble writing any post for this blog, even the heavier topics that I’ve tackled. So I decided to take a deep¬†breath¬†and just let the…

Two Years on the Job

“The typical training period for this position is two years. If you are hired, you need to commit to the job for at least that long. Do you have any problem with that?” My now-manager asked. “No,” I replied. “I have no plans to be anywhere else for the next two years.” In my head,…

Frida: Our Favorite (And One Year of Being Engaged)

There are few places where you can walk in and feel immediately at home, especially in a city like Beirut where there’s always a new restaurant, a new concept to try. We rarely end up returning to a place because there’s just too much to try. But then, there’s a single place we always fall…