Pretty interesting title, isn’t it?!. This is exactly what have happened to me today. I saw death meters away from me. Luckily I’ve survived. This morning while I was heading to work. Driving on the high way and before 65 kilometer of my destination I made a strong accident with a truck. Yah as big as it sounds. And I wasn’t fully aware of the whole situation until I saw a vehicle for taking death bodies in the police station. It was a moment where everything had been isolated and it was just me looking at that vehicle. And I was like oh God without your big mercy today I would have been there body with no soul. I was in a disbelieve!!, ” Am I really alive, or I am died but I don’t know,” this is how I thought.And from that moment every time I remember the accident I tremble. I just want to forget.
I believe what happened to me is like an alarm or sth that tells me to wake up and pay a good attention. Not so many people get another chance to live. And I was one of the luckiest today. God gave me another chance, another opportunity and I’m fully and from the bottom of my heart thankful for that. Thanks Allah for all your mercy and kindness that I can’t count.
I wish you all a happy and safe life….
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Clearly, I’m not in position to critique or give a review that will add some additional information to what has been already added. However, such an astonishing work deserves all the appreciation.
I still remember the past time when my brother was reading it and I wasn’t paying much attention to it. Now, I’m just saying ” God, what have I been missing all these period ?!!!!.” It’s wonderful, astonishing, outstanding, and fantastic work by Arthur Golden. Golden has introduced us to many information that weren’t known to many people about Geisha culture in Japan. It’s like a culture within another culture. What Golden had done is that he had collected information about Geisha and then upon these information he created this historical fiction novel. Geisha is a term that refers to an artist and not like what may others think that it refers to a prostitute!. Geisha are expected to master different skills such as dancing, playing on some musical instruments, entertaining men in tea-houses .. etc. The novel is about a normal poor girl, called Sayuri ( Chyio ), who was taken from her hometown,with her sister, to Kayoto to be adopted by family in Gion. She later goes to school to get education so she becomes a geisha. However, her life grows even harder due to the problems she gets into. Inspite of all those ups and downs, Sayuri manages to be a successful geisha who could change her destiny or what she believes it’s her destiny to what she hopes and wishes to get.
Moreover, the novel shows not only geisha world but the suffering and agony that Japan had been through during the war against America. This war, however, lays a radical effect on the whole nation including geishas. And that add more excitement to the events.
It’s really a novel that worth reading. Thanks Arthur Golden for your masterpiece.
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Who have read The Davnici Code or Angels and Demons or The Digital Fortress … ?. They all have a common denominator. They had been written by the wonderful writer Don Brown. For those who have read the previous novels, I think you agree with me that they’re so wonderful works. And I’m fan of how wonderfully Don writes!. Recently, a new novel for him had been published. The Lost Symbol is the new masterpiece of Don Brown….
I’ve read it page by page. Spent the majority of my time digging in it (xD), until I finished it. What can I say about it?! except ” WOW”. Another lovely, and astonishing novel. He has this ability that makes you become as a part of it. It’s like reading and watching a movie of it at the same time except there isn’t an actual screen!!. In this regard, I want to say, though he has the same writing style in his last three novels, he is still so wonderful. Every-time he brings something new and interesting. The curiosity of analyzing the old symbols and secrets has pulled his creativity far far away…
Read it if you you’re looking for enjoyment !
My best Regards
Roger Federer has just passed the first round of the US Open tournament with such a lovely performance. He, as usual, tried new things during the match along with the focusing on some skills like approaching the net and serving and volley !. He as well diversified his serve which made it even harder for his opponent to read. Anyway, who could have imagined that he would do the tweener again and in the first round ?!!!. I believe it would be the point of the tournament as it was last year when he did that against Novak !. Watch the the point and enjoy it. 🙂
Last night my sister gave a birth to a new lovely baby. It’s a boy, the first nephew. I’m feeling extraordinarily happy. And for the first time, I’ve got to go through the feelings that other men feel when their wives about to give a birth to a baby. I was out when my sister called me and asked me to take her to the hospital because she started feeling the pain of the Childbirth. I went on a hurry and took her to the hospital to the emergency section. Then, they took her to the surgery room. I was so worried and confused in the empty narrow lobby, waiting to hear something or what is happening their inside. First, they had to make sure whether it was the time of birth or not. After a while, they told us that it was the time of birth, but there was a problem. The baby’s head is in the opposite position … !!! and if it’s still like this then they will make a surgery. It was so scary moments, specially when I heard about the possibility of making the surgery. But thanks god after one hour and a half of waiting, a nurse came out to tell us that my sister gave a birth to a baby naturally. That was the moment of relief and joy to me . It was a new experience but good for me .. so I can be prepared in the future lol.
May Allah bless this pure soul, embrace it with his mercy and care and enlighten its way !
I gotta sleep now, because I’m tired a bit .
Hello guys !
How are you doing ?! I hope fine 🙂
Weird title, isn’t it ?!. Ok, Let me explain it. Two days ago, I woke up on the ring-tone of my phone. It was my colleague. I answered hardly and heavily xD. ” Hello Hussain. good morning,” he said. I replied the same. Then he said, ” I want to inform you that the graduation documents has been released and I just took mine”. It was like a shock to me where my face expressions became like this (:O, ReAlly!!! ) lol. I wasn’t expecting the documents to be finished before 3 weeks as they told us. So it was like a surprise to me. At that time, all what was going inside me was the excitement and the enthusiasm of finishing college. Finally, I’m seeing the fruit of 4 years of studying. So, I dressed up in a hurry and headed to the university to take my graduation document. I entered on the dean happily and asked him for my document. Unfortunately, the happiness I was in had disappeared the moment I saw my document. They wrote my name wrongly !! @_@. I told the dean about that. He told me to go fix it and then come back again so he could put the signatures and then I receive the new one. I went to check the responsible for making the documents but couldn’t find him. So, yesterday, I went again and I found him. I told him about the problem and he fixed it directly and printed the new graduation documents. I took it to the dean so he could sign it. Anyway, He signed it but I’ve still had to take another signature from the dean of registration. Someone took the documents to him and he said that he would sign them after few minutes which lasted for 4 hours !!!!. Yet, I didn’t take it ! @_@. After long time of waiting, he came to say that I should come tomorrow which made me so angry for the procrastination. In addition to that, I was so tired and so sleepy. However, I went home disappointed and waiting today to come xD.
It’s now 4:37 A.M. . I’m feeling so sleepy and I’m going to sleep soon so I wake up after 4 hours and go to the university to take my documents. Wish me good luck.
Now, I’m sure you’re wondering what is the relation between the title and what I wrote inside. If you’re smart you will find the answer yourself .. 😛
I mentioned that my name was wrong in the graduation document. Well, They deleted one letter which changed it to become my younger brother’s name. He is now studying in the second year of college, yet he’s graduated according to the document .. lol. It’s really funny .. I took a picture of my old document before handing it to the dean again, just for funny memories.
Wow, I’ve written so much this time .. I bet my keyboard has got bored. Ok I’m going to sleep now ..
Good luck and see ya in another funny story .. 😛
Finally, the clouds have vanished announcing the new champion of the world cup 2010. While Spain is celebrating the historical victory, Netherland is sinking in deep depression over the lost. Netherland has wasted the third chance to win the world cup !. Spain flew with the cup from the first chance to be one of the elites. Last night’s match was tactical from the first class and that was what prohibited us from watching an exciting match. It is true that there were some attempts to score goals and maybe two absolute goals for both teams in the second half of the match but they missed them. The real game maybe started in the additional time when Spain finally scored the championship’s goal. The glare of Spain’s sun during the match was stronger than Netherlands’. Spain deserves the trophy. Congratulation Spain and hard luck Netherland. I believe Spain won’t sleep for days. There must be a lot of celebrations there. Hope to be in Spain right now xD. Seems I’ll just see the pictures of the festivals there .. hahah
In return, Spain should be thankful for Paul , the octopus, again. He chose them again… hahaha. Paul now is in real danger. Many fans of the beaten teams want the revenge lol. I read that Spain will send special group to protect him. If it is true, then they should do that quickly haha. He showed an ability to accurately predicts the result of many matches. He has now an amazing record :P. But didn’t you notice that he always pick the box on the right side ?!!. That is what I noticed !!. I remember that I read an article once about the octopus behavior and how he usually tends to look to the right and goes to the first thing he notices. Anyway, you can analyze it the way you want. In fact, I enjoyed watching how a lot of medias put Paul the center of their attention more than watching some matches as if he is playing :P. Last thing, there won’t be Paul’s predictions anymore. He finally retired and decided to focus on his own personal life .. hahahahah
To me, Both teams, Spain and Netherland, are winners. Just being in the final is an honor and many teams wish to be one side in the final. This thing doesn’t happen to every time. So, Thanks for every time for what they’ve did and wish them good luck and hope to see a lovely world cup in 2014.
The End ! ^^