2017 in Review

A 2017 Retrospective—Do I have the gall to reflect on 2017? If I can say one thing about the past one year, it has been one year of “aliveness.” I have felt more awakened and alive—for good and bad—this year more than any year I can remember in the past, except maybe childhood when all […]

Goldberg’s: One Solid Bagel

Every now and then I get it—the intense craving for that blister-boiled outer crust bursting with soft, chewy, starchy bliss.  Yes. I recently had a bagel day. I had to have that goddamn bagel and I had to have it as soon as possible. Living in the DC area, bagel cravings can make for difficult […]

Kinship: A Review

We recently had the good fortune of a memorable meal with friends at Kinship, the latest restaurant by visionary Chef Eric Ziebold in Washington, DC. Kinship is what I would call a “concept” restaurant which has a menu inspired by the single concept of Kinship.   “Kinship: A feeling of being close or connected to […]

The Balancing Act

Every period of travel introduces new lessons. In February we spent the month in Bangalore. Overextended in work, I was reminded about knowing when to stop and rest—when to say “enough practice/work/activity for today.”  Now as we find ourselves in Guanacaste, the Northwest province of Costa Rica for the month, my morning yoga practices are […]