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Strolling in Sa’d Abad

We visited the Sa'd Abad Palace in Tehran on June 30, 2007. This beautiful garden compound is located on the foothills of Alborz Mountain range

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The flight home

For those of us who have to travel the long flights with children, keeping the kids entertained and busy during those 5-10 hour flights is

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Please don’t disturb

We saw this bird in Sherman, Texas, while visiting my in-laws. This little bird laid her eggs between the crack in the asphalt and turned

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Toudeshk

I went to Iran late July and spent a couple of weeks, mainly in Tehran and a couple of days in the birthplace of my

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Aunt Sally

Her name is Saltanat. Her relatives, children, grand children, great grand children and friends call her Aunt Sally (Khalleh Sally – short for Saltanat). No

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I told everyone

Email your memories Specifically, at the Vanak Drive-in The drive-in was at Vanak circle. (There couldn't have been more than one!) There was also a

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The dear hunter

Years ago, when I was a teenager, I saw a picture of Vigen in hunting suit and gear, sitting with a group of villagers near

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Xander the Great

On several occasions I have given my son Xander (Alexander Ali Bagheri; we call him Xander; 3-and-a-half-years old) a digital camera and let him take

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Pedaling for peace

I met a couple of extraordinary human beings a few nights ago. Two Iranian men, in their twenties, with middle-aged wisdom and determination. My first

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Noosh-e jaan

Of all the things you can do while visiting Iran, eating tops the list. These photos are all about great Persian food and were taken

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Under bright lights

Despite serious concerns from civil libertarians, the signing into law of the USA-Patriot Act by President George Bush, pushed Middle Eastern Americans several steps closer

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