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 […]
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 […]
A heartfelt emphatically present, incrementally inspiring mom or dad or coach can liberate an ambitious child to take the world by the horns. As adults, we have to take responsibility for ourselves and nurture a healthy, liberated mind-set. We need to put ourselves out there, give it our all, and reap the lesson, win or […]
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 […]
So, after all of the hype from Indian media the last few days about this latest San Francisco barista craze, I had to try it. This new trend also happens to be the cold remedy for millions of Indians, including my Mother-in-law, and has a long history in India for treating sore throats. I was […]
Yesterday we made these yummy pork buns using Nga’s Kitchen blog, and they were a hit–even with my picky 3 year-old. Highly recommend trying them.
Today she crashed during my yoga practice, and suddenly a little voice rang out inside my head said, “You’re finished. That’s it for the day. Take rest.” And that’s exactly what I did. I curled up right beside her and entered shavasana. “You’re finished. Take rest.” Where does the voice come from? It’s not the lazy voice […]