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Eat As I Say!

I’m not a dieter. I just can’t do it. I think it’s because my parents had a very “You will eat as I say!” philosophy.   You didn’t really have an option when growing up with Egyptians. I remember vividly the looks on my aunts faces when I said I wasn’t hungry. It was a mix of surprise and insult, […]

A Phone Call A Day…

I just got off the phone with my father. He calls me every evening at 7:30pm sharp. He’s very reliable like that. Every evening, as soon as Everybody Loves Raymond ends, my phone rings.   My friends think it’s weird.   “Your dad calls you EVERY DAY?”   Yes.   And a once a day […]