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 […]

ಮುಗಿಸಿದರು? ಮುಗಿಸಿದರು. Knowing when to stop.

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 […]