Archive for August, 2006

Nibaq and I decided to go to Old Salmiya on Thursday.. He wanted to pick up some electronic stuff for his Diwaniya. Visiting Old Salmiya brought back some old memories. But alas, long gone are the days of kids’r’us and the countless hours spent scouring the streets of a time past. However, we were able […]



What more could a person ask for.

I want to wake up to a cold and rainy morning. I want to put on a jacket. I want to drive to a coffee shop. I want to order coffee. I want to sit by the window. I want to have a book (or laptop). The chances of Salmiya turning into East Grand River […]

K and the MOI.


Look at the bright side; at least they are work..

The following are new TV shows for the fall semester; going to download a couple of episodes and see if they are any good. Standoff: (Fox, premieres September 5) Matt Flaherty and Emily Lehman are top-ranked crisis negotiators in the FBI’s Crisis Negotiation Unit who are trained to talk their way through volatile situations. They […]

With the Fall schedule around the corner, the tv shows are finally coming back.. The following are shows I will be watching (downloading) this season: Prison Break (Fox, second season premieres August 21) How I Met Your Mother (CBS, second season premieres September 18) What About Brian (ABC, second season premieres October 9) Weeds (Showtime, […]

life is good.


It has dawned on me, during my mid-afternoon espresso break, that life is good. The picture was taken at Kuwait Towers; going to post the normal shots of my visit when I run out of stuff to post. While writing this post, the filipino waiters took over the cd player, the boss just left, now […]

Oompa Loompa.


Oompa Loompa doompadee doo I’ve got another puzzle for you Oompa Loompa doompadah dee If you are wise you’ll listen to me

I have been getting death threats about not posting; so here is my Friday night review (which I wasn’t going to write). We decided to go to Ta’al for lunch on Friday; the new Indian Restaurant in Bida’a/Arjan. Reservations were made before breakfast (Big mistake); never (ever) make reservations for Indian food before you have […]

Maki is always full. You could request a table months in advance, it would be fully booked. You could ask for a reservation, a table, a seat at the bar, a small corner to crouch in… And they would all be reserved or taken. You could call a minute after noon (when they open); and […]