Living the Good Life

Recently, I watched the documentary Le Cirque: A Table in Heaven, recounting the tales of Sirio Maccioni, his family's ups & downs, and his famed, classic New York restaurant. I wasn't raised in an elitist lifestyle, and it's not every day I'm able to dine out at swanky digs. But there is something that I…

Friendly Aprons

A friend of mine has promised me a dinner with white linen tablecloths and 20-minute intervals between courses once I return to the city. Just the thought of such exquisitely precious heaven transports my senses to some sort of nirvana, not so different as the description of kundalini shakti by the holy men of the…

Another Day in the Neighborhood…

Sometimes life's tragedies bring us closer to others who have experienced a similar shock or reached that realm of sadness and fear, and who have come back to push through it. We end up meeting them somehow, out of all the people on this earth, and connecting, and sharing, and motivating each other to conquer…