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Thursday, November 18, 2010
This is my my 4th day in Ottawa Canada November 18th 2010 wokeup 3AM as usual every body in town is ASLEEP this is also the 3rd day of the 3eed Adha Mobarak but no signs of any features of 3eed here >>only when you go to a store you may find some kids with teier Muslem family plying around or carrying toys >>beginning from day 2 Monday ...first day in Ottawa Halim took me to a fire lab of Carleton University where they have a presentation carried out by the lab operators & lab manager we were driven by a Canadian fellow who lost the way searching for the lab & they had to make several rounds to reach the lab site - so I am not the only one getting lost in Ottawa roads - reached the site at last we found many PH.D students from different nationalities awaitng us so we spent the day seeing the presentations abuot the fire lab they are exposing diferent materials to fire and studying the effect of the flames on the stucture & so on >>Korea sent a Train to study the case of fire accedent in the Korean Metro ..they have a big air tunnel -oven that can take big items for expermental fire exposure ..It was cold there 3degrees above zero though the sun was there shining I put on my only Jacket to get warm ..the show was broken by a lunch break hot dog & parbque ( notice that Halim & me are the only fasting men around ) it was 3arafah day & being so cold & hungry we stood away from the food aroma & the chef - wish that this was an other day to enjoy the smoking food in such a cold day ..anyway the we ran to Halim's house at noon to prepare breakfast before sunset but halim drove to the collage for some paper work so we took a piece of brad as Tasbera couse sunset is 4:33 PM here then we went to cool some beef for FETAR ..bev-Halim's wife is at work so we have to cook I made the beef with lemon & onion >>it came out great ...next morning was 1st day of 3eed Adha we went 8 Am to the great sports hall of the university the prayer time is 9 AM here (sun rises at 7AM)>>I was glad to find this BIG number of Muslems in OTTAWA praying the Adha` 3eed SALAH men women & kids are there >>I wish I took my camera to get a shot of this nice seen >>>after the Salah we went home for phone calls & we ate a great breakfast fool medammes with onion cheese -tomatos -eggs -olive & a big & hot coffe >>we stayed home watching tv & opening the mail ..we went to the tyre shop asking them to change the summer tyres & install the winter tyers ..the guy there said no you have to get a reservation date as thursday morning !!! here you have to get everything reserved not like us home >>whether it is a doctor or even a car tyer repair shop -3agaby- you have to get a date >> Wednesday is the big day for the food ..Haim invited 3- PH.D students to have dinner together with thier families & his Mom who is living here but in a separate house , so we are the "cook " the food was Fakhdet KHAROUF FELFORNN & FATTAH BETTOUM WEL KHALL & some chicken fore those who do not like LAHMA -DANY >>>we spent the whole noon making the Khaltah & the SHURBAH, cutting onion & Garlic -getting the bread toasted & the salad made ..around 4PM I was over come by the eager need of sleeping ..so I went up for a nap & asked them to wake me up when the guests come & the food is ready >>I slept so deeply - surely snoaring- may be for an hour or so ,like in a dream I Heared the voice of Halim calling me for the dinner -3eed party.. I woke up not knowing whwere I am ( Alexandria - Cairo - OTTWA) sometimes when you go deeply into sleeping you became like dead ..so I came down to check the FAKDAH in the oven ..it smells great the fattah was ready too I was the one to cut the cooked KHAROUF >>It sprays souse all around >>I think BEV got mad at me for staining her table's cover by BAHAREEZ >>but everything tasted great except they do not like salt or sugar here I am the only one here to put sugar in his tea & coffe my wisdom here says: (live short but happy better than long but msirable) ??talking about suger & salt not any thing else >>I told them when they hide suger from me : "I drink tea & coffe for the sugar they contain" >>hell with the flavour & hell with the taste & tozz for them both !!..that is how days are passing here in Ottawa Canada while approaching the end of the year 2010.
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- أحب الثقافة والفنون والشعر وتبادل الأفكار النافعة والهوايات المتعددة والمصنوعات اليدوية والرسم والمسرح والأغانى القديمة ذات المعانى الراقية والأفلام الكوميدية اتقن الكثير من الأعمال اليدوية (اصنع بنفسك )واهوى أصلاح أى معدة تتلف : حته جديده بقى أنا الماكس فى أحشائه الضحك كامن فهل ساءلوا بلوجاتى عن طرفاتى