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Happy Holidays

As my network of friends and experiences has grown, I have become aware of the wonderful cornucopia of reasons to celebrate the things that really matter. Many of those reasons cluster in the coming weeks. When I use the phrase … Continue reading

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In celebration of New Day and the first day of Bahâr (spring)

Originally posted on http://www.pomegranateveils.com I have March 20 and 21 off work thanks to the Nowruz (also spelled as norooz and pronounced as NO-ROOZ) which marks the beginning of the Persian year 1390; the day is sometimes called Mela-E-Samanak here in Afghanistan. Here … Continue reading

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