Period table for I know they were evil because they intended to strangle me!’ My mother, seeing how upset I was, thought it best to convince me that the hands were not from an evil being, but rather from the Virgin Mary. But I always knew those ugly old hands could not have been the Virgin Mary’s, and years later I would find out who they really belonged to. At age ten, I had one of my first premonitions’. My parents had decided we would go on vacation from Egypt to Lebanon. My mother began making the travel arrangements, and sewing new clothes for the trip, as it was customary at that time to sew garments as opposed to buying them from department stores. We were all very excited at the prospect of traveling abroad by sea for the first time. With the holiday preparations well under way, we went to visit some relatives. Period table 2016.