For Persian New Year or Nowroz
When you look up Haft-seen online a Wikipedia page with the full list of what is needed for your spread pops up. Haft-seen means the seven s’s in Farsi. This is a spread Persians have been putting on their alter for Persian New Year for 3000 years. It was a tradition which began by Zoroastrians.
I pray that you and your family are healthy, joyful, and prosperous during this new year.
On Sunday, March 21, at 2:37 AM PST marks the start of spring and the beginning of the Persian new year also known as Nowruz, which is the oldest holiday in known history. A tradition which was started by the Zoroastrians 500 BC. The Persian Calendar was one the first Calendar’s to date and it equates the astrological calendar.
During Nowruz (New Day), we celebrate the gift of life and nature’s gift’s that help us through the coming year. For Nowruz we…
Home remedies to treat the Coronavirus
The first case of COVID- 19 was diagnosed on Nov 17, 2019 in an individual from Hubei Province in China. Since then it has spread globally, blanketing the globe with fear. The countries that have been hit the most are China, Iran, and Italy. Currently, there are no vaccines or cures for this virus.
When I looked up the Coronoavirus online I found this: “ Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is characterized by mild symotoms including a runny nose, soar throat, cough, and fever. Illness can be more severe for some people and can lead to…
Fashion Meets Literature, Just BE BE
A Holiday Party and a chance meeting with Manny Mashouf
One Friday evening my good friend Luca and I were hanging out at Dan Tana’s, an Italian restaurant located on Santa Monica Blvd in West Hollywood. For many years this location has been the hub to rub elbows with A list Hollywood celebrities. Even though Dan Tana’s is famous for their Caesar salads I opted for the anti-pasta which was oh so yummy. As we sat there siping on wine, and eating their infamous cheesy garlic bread a patron at the bar began speaking…
Or Shall I say “Chai tea Latte” under the Bridge
As I drove to my day job at Engel and Voelkers realty this morning. I decided to take the scenic route and drove through the PCH (Pacific Coast Highway). It rained two days ago which means the air was fresh, crisp and vibrant. I just love this type of weather. It feels a little chilly but not too cold, it’s just right. This weather is the reason most people in the world flock to LA.
So, I got away with a light jacket. As the breeze brushed against my skin…
A Writer’s Right!~
I was given the key to Heaven this Thanksgiving Weekend. Maybe it’s just my heaven, but if you’ve been to Laguna Beach I’d say you’d agree with me.
This thanksgiving weekend was the first thanksgiving holiday weekend that my daughter was spending with her dad and his family. Which meant I had the whole Thursday through Sunday all to myself. I love thanksgiving, because I love cooking and eating! I grew up in large family of several aunts, uncles, cousins, and other extended family members including friends that we had adopted into our family. This was back…
A telling story between a Persian Father and Daughter
Last week when I dropped off My daughter at her dad’s house, he came out holding something. He said, here.
I asked “what’s that?”
He said: “it’s mace.”
“Mace?” I asked.
“For protection.” He said. I didn’t know what to say. “Thanks.” I guess. We’ve been divorced for over five years, what made him think about my safety all of a sudden?
I was confused and didn’t know why he cared, why now?
This incident took me back a few years. …
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