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Fire Jumping – Chaharshanbeh Souri

Fire Jumping – Chaharshanbeh Souri

My mom taught me not to play with fire, but she never said I could not jump over it. So when my Persian friend invited me to go fire jumping, I said…WHY NOT?! March 16th was Chaharshanbeh Souri, an ancient Zoroastrian tradition celebrated annually the Tuesday night preceding the Spring Equinox and the beginning of […]

The world is still smiling…

The world is still smiling…

January 20, 2009: A collective smile thousands of miles long across America…. But what about the rest of the world? Take a look at these photos of the big smiles on inauguration day all over the world and read about it from Christiane Amanpour: The world welcomes Obama with open arms, demands For many abroad, […]

Happy New Year!!!

Happy New Year!!!

This year I decided to ring in the new year in New York City! I had lots of fun in NYC but thought I might freeze to death! I was reminded of just how much I despise cold weather! I thought back to the year prior in which I celebrated the new year on a […]

Global Lives Project

Global Lives Project

One of the many reasons I love San Francisco is the abundance of cool and interesting events always going on somewhere in the city. I recently had the pleasure of attending an event showcasing the Global Lives Project, a collective effort of more than 150 volunteer filmmakers, artists, architects, programmers and everyday people from around […]

Welcome “Home”

Welcome “Home”

My flight from Sydney to San Francisco not only returned me “home”, but I also returned to me that day I lost when I went down under a year prior! When the plane landed in SF I couldn’t believe I was home, or at least I was back in the city I had called home […]

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