Thursday, August 23, 2007

This Blogger is Gone... and Back!

It took a message from Krys to wake, and remind me that vacation time is over, and that I have to get back to my blogging addiction and duties.

The thing is - and it happens a lot, being a perfectionist - I was waiting for the perfect post before I tended to my "normal/regular" everyday life stories. I was trying to write a super nice and complex post about the big changes that stormed my life this summer, but never found the time to give it its worth.

I realize now, that a simple post would have done the job. Then, I could move on much easier, and start talking about the many events that are occurring in other people's life (so as in mine). After all, my voyeur nature asserts and confirms that others' lives are much more interesting than mine.

... so here it goes...

It was uncertain, fast, unplanned and unrehearsed, but it was something we both have been waiting for... for a long long time.
The situation in Lebanon, my father's shaky health, and the fact that 80% of my friends could not make it to Beirut this summer, were considerations to annul, or report our official union.
It was also a last minute decision, but in the end we prevailed, and together we were able to omit the word "Long distance" that used to precede the word "relationship", whenever we had to explain that "thing" we had.

In the end, and on 20.07.2007 @ 07:07 p.m., this beautiful union, marked our lives, our history and forever, our memories....

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At 12:00 AM, Anonymous roni said...

cheers to that !

At 12:18 AM, Blogger _z. said...

hehe... cheers buddy...

and how do you like your new neighbor.

At 2:34 AM, Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Um, so ... you got married?! If so, MASSIVE CONGRATS, _z. That's a post that really marks someone's return!

(If not, I'm an idiot, so ignore me.)

Either way, it's good to have you back, old bean.

At 2:36 AM, Blogger Red said...

First of all... welcome back! You and your posts have been very much missed.

Second of all... am I reading this right? You are a married man now? (Sorry if this sounds like an obvious question, I have been awake the whole of... 12 minutes.) Huzzah! That's fantastic news!

"Fast,unplanned and unrehearsed" sums up a lot of my own wedding to Asterisk... best way to do it, mate. Heartfelt congratulations to you both, and here's to many, many, many happy years together!

At 2:39 AM, Blogger rouba said...

so you were the 'real' best man this time!
best wishes z and don't give up on the blogging scene just yet!

At 3:19 AM, Blogger Krys said...

Millllllllllllllle millioooooooooooons de millllllllllllle ahla w sahla bel come back :D it was about time

Zillions of mabrouk and best wishes for a happy life :))

Don't seek for perfection at least to write ur posts, just be a high producer as u were always on this blog...
they say "The high producer has drive, while the perfectionist is driven" :))))

At 3:46 AM, Blogger MMMMMMMMM said...

_Z mabrook! Hope that you and Mrs _Z will lead one LONG happy life!

Do send my regards to Mrs _Z OK?!?!

One last question: did Mr _Z and Mrs _Z live happily ever after?

At 9:04 AM, Blogger gitanes legeres said...

mabrouk. (again...)
the best "come-back post". simplement..

At 9:51 AM, Blogger Dry Gin Martini said...

Welcome back dude, and congratulations.

At 9:53 AM, Blogger laila said...

mabrouk z :)

i'm so so so happy for you

At 1:48 PM, Blogger Mar said...

:) Mabrouk Z

At 7:58 PM, Blogger Coco said...

Aydan wa aydan alf mabrouk la tneynetkoun w nshalla btethanno bi 7ayet kella fara7 w 7obb w so77a, w wled ammourin metel el mama wel baba ;)

Zawej Katolik walla Orthodoxe? Bi Furn el Chebbak by any chance? :)

And welcome back, _z, to blogland. You were really missed and after your July 13 post, ken fi ness (moi) natrin 3ala a7arr minal jamr :-D

At 9:55 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

z 1000 mabrouk and wish u the best
welcome back to the virtual world of communication -pouzy

At 4:57 PM, Blogger an OTHER human being.. said...

Happily ever after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after.. and after..

At 10:04 PM, Blogger _z. said...

yeah mate, we did it! I got married!!!

thank you, thank you, thank you. (one thing though... she's not into blogging) shhhhhh...

At 10:07 PM, Blogger _z. said...

I was more nervous being the best man, than when I was the actual groom! thank you w do I say 3a2belik?

thank you for waking me up... and I really love the quote you put up.

I brought a lot of gitanes back with me this time... care for some?

dry gin martini_
thank you buddy.

At 10:09 PM, Blogger _z. said...

did they live happily ever after? I don't know. they are happy so far.. dude this is why I did not get in touch with you when I got home. too much running, and very little time.
By the way, she would be Mrs _N.

merci ya helwe. merci!

merci kamen.

(I have to answer each and every one of you guys personnally)

At 10:11 PM, Blogger _z. said...

yeah it was a catholic marriage. no it is not in furn el chebbak, this is in jounieh (el boulsiyye).


another human being_
my dear friend. thank you very much. You're next :P

At 10:21 AM, Blogger Coco said...

Cool :) I thought it would be my chance to see where I'm getting married, bass ma zabatit hehehe

Again and again alf Mabrouk to you two. Hope to meet you and Mrs _N in person soon inshalla, before the end of the "exchange" lol

At 10:57 AM, Blogger Liliane said...

Congratulations :) the right picture looks like its coming from a fairy tale.

At 12:10 PM, Blogger Lirun said...

mazal tov

At 1:42 PM, Blogger _z. said...

thank you liliane and lirun.

At 1:44 AM, Blogger Maya@NYC said...

mabrouk z. very happy for you. and she is very lucky!!

At 6:50 AM, Blogger Mirvat said...

she's very lucky indeed. alf mabrouk man. so she moved back to montreal with you? no more nostalgia? you should draw out of memory now to celebrate lebanon in your posts as you do :) hope you dad is feeling better.

At 11:07 AM, Blogger _z. said...

thank you very much my dearest.

yeah she is here finally. now it is nostalgia x 2 since I am dragging her with me... is feeling mmmm I don't know... he is not doing so well.

At 11:30 AM, Blogger Delirious said...

mabrouk!!! :)

At 9:40 AM, Blogger _z. said...

merci delirious!

At 11:24 AM, Blogger prof said...

write to great personnalities!
i post your letter on


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