For part 1 - Read here. Part 2/2 There’s a positive to this story. I am here telling you this story because one thing did happen. We traveled to Turkey. We finally set aside the funds and made it our goal to visit Turkey this year. In April 2019, we got on our flight out … Continue reading In Pursuit of Home Part 2/2 – exclusive
Yup, I just spent six valuable months of my life saying 'yes' to everything that came my way. Boy, did it break my back.
Yes, I realize I haven't written in months and that's because we were making our move from Saskatchewan to Fort McMurray, Alberta aka from the flatlands to the oil sands. If anyone would have said during summer last year that my next summer will NOT be spent among the gold canola fields and the ravishing … Continue reading From flatlands to oil sands of the Canadian prairies
To me, weathered means change is coming. After our recent trip back home to Pakistan, I came face to face with an ugly truth: I realized where my roots are - where they have always been. Since then, I crave going back again, very contradicting to my previous blog a couple of months ago - … Continue reading Weathered…and yet new again
In theory I have been missing in action. In reality, not so much. So I visited Karachi, Pakistan two weeks ago, in four and a half years, for only 12 days. I didn't expect anything much from this experience. It wasn't the first time I was visiting 'backhome' after moving to Canada in 2007. It would … Continue reading That foreign feeling ‘back-home’