Waking Up To A Horrific Terror Attack in Nice

VALERY HACHE / AFP - Getty Images I got back home around 10:30 PM yesterday and was chatting with a close friend of mine in Nice while watching the Jounieh fireworks. An hour later, he sent me a text that someone opened fire on the crowd and that it's chaos. I was half asleep so I thought it was a joke at first or some isolated incident and just fell back asleep. This morning, I…

A Fatherless Father’s Day

Tomorrow is Father’s Day in Lebanon but this year Dad won’t be around to celebrate it with us. It’s been a month and we miss him terribly. I miss his morning calls, his laughs, his jokes, his advice, his visits…I miss it all, every bit of it. Not an hour goes by when I don’t think of him, think of calling him to just say hello, just talk like we used to. I cannot see…

Like Father, Like Son

3 months ago
A week after clinching The 2016 Young Investigator Award, my brother collected two new awards this week: The Humanitas award for being a good human and another award for being an awesome clinician. He dedicated ...
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#BlogWaladi: Baby Brian’s First F1 Experience

3 months ago
Prior to the F1 showrun that took place a couple of weeks ago, The Red Bull F1 team made two stops in the Cedars and Byblos. Since I couldn’t take Brian to the show run ...

My Brother, Dr. Zahi Ibrahim Mitri, Awarded The 2016 Young Investigator Award

3 months ago
Since I keep sharing news about Lebanese shining abroad, I thought it’s about time I brag about my own brother, Dr. Zahi Mitri who was awarded The 2016 Young Investigator Award by the Conquer Cancer ...

An Interview I Did 16 Years Ago

3 months ago
I was looking through my father’s papers when I spotted a picture of myself and a small interview I did with a local newspaper. I am not sure if it’s Annahar but the interview was ...

Here’s to All The Super Dads Out There!

3 months ago
I don’t think there’s anything that can prepare you for the loss of a parent. I surely wasn’t prepared, no one was prepared for my father’s sudden death. It was a large blow for all ...

I Miss You Dad Already

4 months ago
I’m at loss for words right now. I always feared the day that I would lose a close family member but I never imagined it would be that soon. I lost my father this morning, ...

#BlogWaladi: Celebrating Baby Brian’s First Easter

5 months ago
Easter is the one of the most colorful and festive holidays and we are celebrating Brian’s first Easter this year. Even though there aren’t that many age-appropriate activities for a 9-month old baby, we made ...

#BlogWaladi: Five Things I am NOT Enjoying As a Parent

7 months ago
After sharing the five things I am enjoying the most as a parent, here are the five things I am NOT really enjoying: 1- Bottle cleaning Separate each part of the bottle, rinse the bottles ...