cultural events

Seattle Iranian Festival 2013

The Seattle Iranian Festival is an annual event for my family. My husband got his Master’s degree in Persian literature, and through his studies we were introduced to the local Persian community. Each year we reconnect with old friends, and savor the amazing food. Art, colors, texture, music, beauty everywhere… Each year Gem is made …

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Women Take Over - Seattle Art Museum - CoffeeJitters.Net

Women Take Over – Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris

#ellesSAM Seattle Art Museum features Women Artists with shows and events in venues throughout the Seattle Area, including a selection from the groundbreaking exhibition in Paris – Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris. Program runs October 2012 – January 2013.

Blogging – and women’s history

Blogging allows us to make our mark on the world. To show that we exist. To have a voice and have it heard. To contribute to the ongoing story of the human race.

courage night

Courage Night

I have been invited to participate in Courage Night, an author event sponsored by the Young Survival Coalition where 5 young survivors of breast cancer will read from their books, followed by a book signing.


Each year I promise myself I’ll find a way, one way or another, to go next year. The truth is that I make a lot of promises to myself. Making use of that gym membership, walking every day, eating more vegetables, getting out of debt (snort), scrubbing the toilet more frequently… And I let myself off the hook for those promises quite easily.

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