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Politically Inactive

May 26, 2016  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
  • Politically Inactive
  • Politically Inactive

Thanks to the ugliness of the media, I’ve become an avid fan of Netflix, You tube, Hulu, and others. I do watch the BBC World News briefly to keep me updated, and sometimes listen to special reports on KPBS, but not nearly as often as I used to. Why is that, you ask? After all, […]

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Food Victims

May 9, 2016  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
  • Food Victims
  • Food Victims
  • Food Victims

The saying among writers is, “Write what you know best.” Well in that case, this is breaking a major rule because here I am, someone in questionable health – not to mention a bit overweight – writing about healthy eating habits! The thought came to me before one of our casual gatherings and while I […]

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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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