Archive for the "Armenia" category

If you can’t bring the girl to Armenia

by Beth Shepherd
( September 17th, 2014 )

...bring Armenian food to the girl.

Armenian food

Seattle is a long way from Armenia but, in early fall, my heart is there. I long for a warm evening, a sidewalk cafe, and a slice of lahmajun with a …

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I heart Armenia

by Beth Shepherd
( September 3rd, 2014 )

When summer turns to fall, my heart longs for Armenia. I made four trips to Armenia in the fall, and when the air begins to feel crisp and leaves on the trees trim their edges with gold and red, I reminisce: Vines laden with ripe grapes drape trellises outside people’s …

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Never forget: Commemorating the Armenian Genocide

by Beth Shepherd
( April 24th, 2014 )

Genocide Memorial in Yerevan
April 24 commemorates the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923, where it is estimated that 1.5 million Armenians perished. April 24 was chosen as the starting date for the genocide, because, on …

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