Yalda Night

Last night was Northern Hemisphere winter solstice which is celebrated in Iran and so many other countries. We used to call it Chelleh/Yalda night growing up. It is considered to be the longest night of the winter. We would gather as a family, with my aunts and would laugh and tell stories till we finishContinue reading “Yalda Night”

Less Waste?!

It is been some years I have been trying to be environmentally friendly. I changed our paper napkins to cloth, installed bidet in our toilet. I say no to paper cups. And, so many other small changes… Then Covid-19 occurred . The stores didn’t let me use my own bags for shopping. And, I couldn’tContinue reading “Less Waste?!”