Tonight is the longest night and tomorrow the shortest day for the Northern Hemisphere - Happy Yalda!

Yalda is a time when family and close friends get together to eat the last of the summer fruit and nuts and stay awake all night sharing stories, feet tucked cosily up under a warm blanket. Ancient custom held belief that staying awake most of the night was protection from misfortune.

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    Honestly I wish our culture had similar events to all night storytelling like this. Too much connection and respect of...
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