Daily Words

RESOLUTION

January 1, 2017  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
RESOLUTION

On the first day of each year, I tend to follow tradition, make a list of new year plans. And every year, like the rest of the world, I fail to keep my promise. Now older and wiser, this time I decided to first research the true meaning of the word ‘resolution.’ To begin my […]

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Now What?

December 27, 2016  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
Now What?

The Christmas lights outside continue to blink, and the tree seems relieved to have safely delivered all the gifts it had guarded. I brace myself for the time when my children will go back to their busy lives. Soon it will be the New Year, a time to reflect on what is behind us, and […]

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Let Me Be!

December 5, 2016  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
  • Let Me Be!
  • Let Me Be!
  • Let Me Be!
  • Let Me Be!

Yesterday, at a rather crowded gathering, everyone at our table was expressing their discontent over the recent news. After a while, and when I had not said a word, one of the guests asked me, “What do you think about HIM?” I gave the question some thought and responded, “I don’t!” She seemed puzzled, so […]

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The Secret Joy of Grandparenthood

November 20, 2016  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
The Secret Joy of Grandparenthood

In the past few days, my thoughts of grandchildren have been more frequent than usual. No, nobody I know is expecting, and keeping an open mind, I would never count on matters that are not my choice. So, unsure of what has triggered this stream of thought, I decided to do what a writer does. […]

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The Moon in My Garden

November 14, 2016  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
  • The Moon in My Garden
  • The Moon in My Garden

Hours before the dawn of November 14, I sit at my window, watch the starless sky, and can hardly wait to see the moonset over the ocean. I am fascinated by the definition of full moon in my diverse cultures. As an Iranian, I grew up admiring its beauty and have fond memories of “moon […]

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