Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Shabe Yalda...<

The flower I love : narges


The dessert my sistr in law made

We arrived Mashad Sunday 4 pm...a few days ago we had snow!! the weather is damn cold!! at least for us after 2 years living in a hot country..we forgot what we get used to.... I saw my dad...my dearest daddy...waiting for us holding our overcoats... he is smiling...then I saw others...my mom, my whole family ...my great family...all waiting foe us, with flowers I love...We were so excited! I was outside then, again the weather is clod ....its all I could feel that time!! everyone laughing and speaking!! Someone helped me put on my gloves..someone put a very warm scarf on my head..I was just happy!!!....we were in the car then!! we were going home!! =))

Sunday was first of DEY the longest day in the year and SUNDAY NIGHT WAS shabe YALDA, the night we always celebrate...we were exhuasted but after afew hours went to my mother in law's house all of all were there all the family...we celebrating Yalda together..


PG said...

So lovely to hear you enjoying your family and what an amazing and colourful array of food - season's greetings to you - and a belated 'Happy Yalda'! :)

Chibimoni said...

Wow...that's so sweet of your family. That's a great way of welcoming their beloved daughter. Glad that you're having fun there. By the way, i think we had something similar here like on the one on the 1st picture. Everything looking good ya. Happy belated Yalda!*winks*

yoon see said...

Glad to hear from you Shiva:)
I also celebrate my Chinese reunion winter gathering that day. What a coincident. It is a big day for Chinese...Since both my parents not here. I celebrated it myself roaming the city taking photos:)
My brother and sister in law went for their company trip...so i was alone.
Yeah, I can feel your happy "voices" here. Great celebration! Joy, food, warm greetings from friends & family.
How lovely!

soulbrush said...

happy yalda to you all my friend. and a very happy 2009 to you all too. hugs.

yoon see said...

I still can feel your joy.
Counting them...joy...happiness...and blessing!!!
Sincerely, peacefully with them:)

Amy C said...

wow such interesting food it all looks incredible and so beautifully arranged