27 November 2010

I never learn!

One of my former roommate and now a good friend said “always remember the good things about people”. This stick with me but I wish I could get rid of it. There are some people that I do not want to have anything to do with them. I avoid them for some times and then I forget why I didn’t want them in my life in the first place. By the smallest contact or communication, they are back in my life as if they have never left. For example, I got a txt message from this friend who left to another country months ago. I could not stand her when she was here. Since I knew that was the first time she ever used text messaging, I got supper excited and started to right back. After few messages gone back and forth, I realized what a mistake!!! She got on my nerve only by reading her few messages. Then there is this friend who knows me only when he needs me. Again each time he comes and asks for something, I completely forget that I should not hang out with him.

Sadly, I have other examples...

24 November 2010

As I was wondering in one of the stores in the mall this evening, when I overheard one of the sale person asking the other one, “Is there the fake Santa, downstairs in the mall?” Then, she went on and explained that the fake Santa was there to take pictures with the kids.
I didn’t say anything but wondered what did she mean when she said fake Santa!

21 November 2010

A Cyber-Game Challenge: Things that get on my nerves

A dear virtual friend, Ms. Alchemist, challenged me to add my own items to her list. I say this is a challenge because I don’t want to come up with things that most people might find annoying. Although I think pink socks goes very well with jeans and black top (because I love unique styles) :), I am writing this in English since the original reason that I started my blog was to improve my English writing.

Anyway, I invite all of you to share your own lists if you’d like. So, basically I am writing this post and if you are interested in participating, go ahead write up your own and link your post in the comment section of this post.

Things that get on my nerves are the followings:
  • When people think getting drunk is cool!!
  • When someone thinks they are nice by setting me up with a guy without my approval or an advance notice.
  • Those Iranians who think any issues or problem that our community is facing is limited to us (Iranian) and no one else.
  • On the contrary, those people, specially Iranians, who think they have the most amazing history, civilization, culture, or whatever. Stop being so proud of what we used to have/ to be! You can only be proud of your own accomplishments. It does not matter what people before you (particularly thousands years ago) have done. In addition, stop blaming other ethnicities for what we became (i.e. this can be considered racism sometimes).
  • It is really irritating when someone asks me for an advice and then they go and do whatever they wanted to do in the first place. Why do you bother to ask me!!
  • Also, it is very annoying to know people who are struggling financially but they prefer to pay for booze rather than food. I always try to respect other people’s choices specially when it does not affect me. But this is one single thing that I think I will never understand.
  • I used to get very upset when people were late and I had to wait for them but I am getting better now. I learned to like my friends the way they are ;)

The list can go on but I should stop right here!

18 November 2010

15 November 2010

It must be a sign!

If you live anywhere close to Canada, the terms like ice storm, snow tires, anti-rust coating for cars, and etc... are not foreign to you. Winter is here and before the first snow hits, I need to get my things in order. Last weekend was the day for seasonal change of tires. I needed to get 4 snow tires out of the storage, take them into my car, drive to a place where they could do it for me because when it comes to cars, I am helpless. Watching one neighbour changing his own car’s tires, I wished I had a man in my life to help me out in these situations. I was not very happy to do it myself and I didn’t really want to ask my guy friends to help me out either. Since I really didn’t expect the situation to get any worst, I was just cursing my bad luck. When I got the first tire out and took it to the elevator, I discovered that the elevator was out of order. I ended up carrying all four tires individually to the car, taking the stairs.

Lesson learned: be grateful, as long as you are healthy enough to do your own things. You don't want to loss the elevator!!

8 November 2010

Over the past three days, I have been on the road for 16 hours. I am very tired but I am glad I went for this trip.

6 November 2010

3 November 2010

My Hummingbird

I have the best sister in the whole wide world and one of the greatest personal connection is the bond between two sisters. I am not saying that because we can talk about different people, including actors, without naming them. We simply know who we are talking about  ;)