Make Life Less Difficult with Lisa Tilstra

Join me in this interesting conversation with Lisa Tilstra, on her podcast Make Life Less Difficult. We met in Saudi Arabia and have remained friends after leaving Saudi Arabia, Lisa moved to the Netherlands then Sri Lanka, I moved to New York City. We recently met up for lunch in Philadelphia, where Lisa mentionned her … Continue reading Make Life Less Difficult with Lisa Tilstra

Once Upon A Chime(s)

Severe weather advisories were in effect for days as March roared into the city with high winds. The morning the gale finally abated, I stood by the kitchen sink overlooking our terrace nook. Something was off, but I couldn’t put my finger on it. I turned on the news and made coffee. As I poured … Continue reading Once Upon A Chime(s)

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Why a daily routine is so important

I never thought I'd say that, but I do sun salutations (Surya namaskar) every morning...and I enjoy it. There, I said it. But that was not always the case. I lived and traveled around Asia for years and joined my first yoga class in South Korea. I was not convinced and soon dropped out. I … Continue reading Why a daily routine is so important

The Inspirational Portrait of Madame X

My fascination for John Singer Sargent, the 19th century American portraitist, started in the fall of 2018, on a rainy day. The Manhattan gloomy sky and the chilly temperatures were the perfect excuse to meander the galleries of the Metropolitan Museum. Upon arrival, I checked the docent guided tours on offer that day and opted … Continue reading The Inspirational Portrait of Madame X