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The 13th/Sizdah

April 1, 2016  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
  • The 13th/Sizdah
  • The 13th/Sizdah
  • The 13th/Sizdah
  • The 13th/Sizdah

Today is the 13th day of the new zodiac year, and to a Persian, it marks the official end to a prolonged NoRooz celebration. As a child, I could hardly wait for all the fun and games of this day. There would be an ourdoor feast with not only the family, but also a large […]

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Two Sides Of A Coin

March 13, 2016  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
  • Two Sides Of A Coin
  • Two Sides Of A Coin

Immigration can be a gift. It is much like the chance to touch up a painting, allowing one to change the hue of the background and add light to parts that need it. The artist can paint a gloomy view or a bright sunshiny one. It is indeed a choice. Despite my good health, youth, […]

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A Matter Of Mind

February 2, 2016  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
A Matter Of Mind

I sit around my suddenly empty home and wonder if my little ones, who have just left the nest, appreciate the vast blue sky before them. Like pixie dust, the thought of their happiness sprinkles a semblance of joy onto all the corners they had filled the day before. My husband goes around, finds stranded […]

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Rumi

January 15, 2016  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
Rumi

This morning, a good friend sent me the following article in Persian and I enjoyed it so much that I had to share with you. So please see my humble attempt at a translation and I hope you not only enjoy, but “grasp the meaning.” پروفسور فرانسوی هانری ماسه در جشن بازنشستگی اش دردانشگاه سوربن […]

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Women Empowered

January 14, 2016  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
Women Empowered

As I share the good works of a variety of non-profit organizations and charities, it becomes clear how most people in our community wish to help others in one way or another. But help is needed everywhere and one can’t be there for them all. Most times you are able to find a good cause, […]

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