honey, you were randomly picked

Posted on August 2nd, 2006 by Randomly Chosen.
Categories: Not So Random.

This is my first post at my school blog. I am not sure what kind of stuff I will be writing here, yet. Definitely, the contents have to be more serious than my other personal blog. We’ll see. just wanted to start off with an anecdote, which led me to title this blog “Randomly Chosen”.

This past summer, I was traveling in Europe and in South Asia. On my way back to the United States from London Heathrow Airport, I was randomply chosen. Oh, it felt special. Actually what really happened is that I was standing in line to go through the security check (where we go through a metal detector and put our hand bags through this scanning machine). I was standing in the line and a security lady came and said, “Honey, your name has been randomly chosen. You would have to through some x-rays. Is there any reason you wouldn’t want to do this?” Okay you get the picture. I politely complied. Once I was through the process, I had the time to re-think and figured that it was not my name that was chosen. the reason behind this claim was that, she did NOT see any of my identity. THe only thing she could possibly see was the jacket of my passport, which just said “United Staes of America.” Nothing else that could show my name. There was no special sign on my boarding pass (like the ones you’d get when traveling). I really should have asked,

“What is my name, ma’am?”

I didn’t, because I really didn’t think that way.

So, with that said, I think I should reveal some infromation about myself. I am Muslim, and I do take this religion seriously, or should I say try to take it seriously. And, because of my head-scarf, it’s easy to spot me as a Muslim.

not so random, I would say, huh?


Comment on August 4th, 2006.

we are all randomly chosen to be in this world as well. random, yet not so random!


Comment on August 7th, 2006.

Hahaha. Very nicely put!


Comment on August 19th, 2006.

law school blog?


Comment on August 20th, 2006.

jeeez.. Christine, take it easy! Lol. I need to put something in there saying I am NOT affiliated with the Law School. They let you get a blog through Harvard as long as you have a harvard.edu email! And I never bothered to change the darn note on the header. I will change it ma’am. Shortly. 🙂


Comment on February 17th, 2007.

Being randomly chosen is much like surprises which I don’t like… :-/


Comment on February 26th, 2007.

i m touched here,,,,,wats random here? pickin u or givin such excuse,,,,,


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Comment on April 6th, 2007.

Ha! Nice.


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Comment on April 23rd, 2007.

Another School Block 😉


Comment on August 11th, 2007.

And still we ant to predict the randomness arround…

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Comment on August 14th, 2007.

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Comment on October 7th, 2007.

haha nice one


Comment on October 13th, 2007.

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Comment on July 28th, 2008.

Hey guys it was a good post .

Why did you stopped blogging ?


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Comment on March 15th, 2011.

I am Muslim, and I do take this religion seriously, or should I say try to take it seriously. Thanks for the post and enjy your life.


Comment on March 24th, 2011.

I condemn the 9/11 terrorist attacks and other terrorist incidents since then as well as of terrorism in general.


Comment on June 9th, 2011.

buen blog