Sunday, January 27, 2008

a sad/happy goodbye


OMG time sure does go by quickly! It is almost time for us to leave Amman! Only FOUR MORE DAYS! I am sad to be leaving Amman, but I do miss my family and home in Canada! So I am happy about going back home.


There are actually few things I am looking forward to back home!


My furnace! It keeps my house warm all day long! I have been wearing way too many clothes to keep warm inside! right now I am wearing a turtle neck sweater, my long sleeve and long pants fleece PJ's a pair of socks and my new cute warm pink and white slippers! I have been wearing socks and shoes for so long I have forgotten how my feet look like!


Clothes dryer! I do my laundry and it takes a good two days to dry! I have to sit infront of the soba to dry them piece by piece!


My deep soak bath tub in my beautiful bathroom! A bathroom so pretty makes doing the bathroom business ok! yeh back to the bath! I am so looking forward to a nice relaxing bath.


Water pressure! You do not appreciate those little things until you no longer have them! I am sick of bad hair days!!

My car! I miss driving! I miss shopping and not be worried about finding a taxi! or going out during prayers because all the taxi drivers come here to pray so finding a taxi is a pain..oh I can keep going about this no car business but I'll stop here !

An endless supply of water! No more no water on Sunday because I did few loads of laundry during the week! Like today! I have had the water pump on for hours and still no water! I have things to do uggh!

And drinkable tap water!

Ok that is about it, I have to go back and dry my laundry! I am never going to curse, kick or do anything bad to my dear dryer!

Oh and I am almost done packing, I have already packed 4 bags, two more to go! I think I will have enough room to leave our coats in the luggage so I do not have to deal with them on the plane and during our six hours stay in Abu dhabi! Let’s just hope our luggage does not get lost like it did the one time I decided to leave our coats in the checked luggage on one of our trip from Toronto to Saskatoon! It was -30 degrees in Saskatoon! Our luggage did come home the next day but we froze our u know what off getting home from the airport!

22 comments:

Maioush said...

bel salameh ya rab Sam...
god... the things you just mentioned made me really think about my next visit to amman!! and mostly the water issue!
inshalla things will be fine, good luck to you and your family where ever you guys go :)

Simple Me said...

oh im glad you packed 4 bags already, this would make your departure much easier, especially in Amman where family and friends would want to visit in the last minute... Have a safe flight back home, everything happens for the best, you'll miss Amman but Im sure this would be great for you and the kids..

Qabbani said...

:(

we will miss ur Ammani posts

7aki Fadi said...

I was in Milton yesterday and I remembered you.

I wish you a safe trip home :D

Omar said...

I hope you have a safe trip..
Canada will welcome you with a rising 14 day temperature trend.. we're looking at -1 to +1 for the next few days :)

Sam said...

maioush yeh the water issue is annoying..but im sure u will not mind it since u will be having too much fun here..:)

Dima...o yeh the family visits...aaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhh...these will kill me...:(

Qabbani...i will be reminising about my stay in amman alot...so there will be few more months of amman posts to come at least:)

7aki aww..so sweet...did u pass by derry road?was the construction there still..thanks:)

omar...yeh i see they have good weather in toronto...no in saskatoon though *evil laugh* o ok kidding i hope the weather is good for hubby as well:)

kinzi said...

Oh Sam...it is time, I guess. We have had a kid and daddy sick so I forgot to call about what we talked about. WWAAAHHHHHH.

I will stop by before you leave to see you one more time. Bravo on getting Zozo's knee diagnosed properly, too. You could stay and open a practice!

Hani Obaid said...

Is this permenant or just a vacation ?

Sel3 said...

wish you a safe trip back to Canada for you and the kids, for sure Amman will be sad that you are leaving, good luck

Maher said...

Towsalo bel salameh..o inshallah you guys liked Amman..and you come back later for a visit :)

7aki Fadi said...

OK Baba 7aki was driving and the snow was falling pretty thick so I didn't pay attention to street signs but we were close to Milton Mall, thats the best I could do , hehehehe.

nido said...

Hope you have a safe trip back home! I still remember the posts about yr plans to go to Amman for a while...as if it was yesterday and now u are leaving it! Time goes by really fast...
Enjoy your last days there:)

kinzi said...

Sam, Nas just wrote a post about Ruwwad, the place I was telling you about...

Hamza said...

its ok to bag all your coats in one bag as long as you make sure that all of you are dressed with the thickest coats out there.

How are the kids feeling? you think they'll miss Amman?

I kind of miss Canada. I might probably come for 2 week vacation in June. :)

Mrs. Al Ramahi said...

Hope you get there safe and everything turns out better than expected..

KJ said...

I want to go to Canada just because I have never been there before!

LOL @ water issue... but when you go to Canada don't go on wasting water either!

Summer said...

Safe travel!!
i am sure you will be writing soon about the "nice" things you are missing in Amman!
i know i do not have to say : " Stay warm in Canada" because you WILL be warmer there than you are/were in Amman!

PŕōuđPāŀĩ said...

all the best sweet sam, have a safe trip home :)

salam said...

you will be missed Sam, have a safe trip back home !

Batoul A. said...

hehehe. you're going to be closer to me.. you're so right about those things. I mean I abide by them when im there but i hate my life for it lol. I still love Amman so dearly.

tinkerbella said...

Have a safe trip Sam, inshallah towsolo bel salameh and with all your bags intact :D

I'm sure you will miss Amman but I guess its great you got to live there for a few months with the kids, but if you'r able to visit in the summers, you can have your fun and the kids won't forget their Arabic... its all for the kids y3ni :D

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