Tag Archive for family traditions

“It had been 15 years…”

This weekend, I was lucky enough to spend a couple of hours alone with my dad. Just me and him. Believe me, this does not happen often. Either we are at work, we are running around doing who knows what,…

Jemma & Amir: A dating story, by Jemma Douglas, Guest Blogger (2)

Some of the most interesting relationships are those that are intercultural. I have always thought about how they have become so much more common, but not without some surprises and new learnings. Meet Jemma & Amir. An American girl…dating an…

Norouz: My top 5 memories

Today is Norouz or “New Day” where we celebrate the Iranian New Year.  A time to start fresh, create new goals, feel grateful etc. I always felt that this was a more appropriate time to celebrate the new year; when…

Presenting “Rahimeh Andalibian”: A story of an Iranian-Preneur (4)

Resilience, Love, Loyalty, Triumph, and Peace. These are the words that describe Rahimeh Andalibian, Author of  “The Rose Hotel“, an Amazon best seller. I met Rahimeh at a book signing in Boston in November. I was unsure what her book…

Our Thanksgiving: not just on Thanksgiving

When the general population thinks about Thanksgiving, they think about this:         When I think about Thanksgiving, I think of this:         We do have Turkey at our Thanksgiving… but there always seems to…