Daisy, my traveling buddy.🐶

Road trips are so exciting…and exhausting! (Summer book recommendation: Kitchen Confidential, by Anthony Bourdain. I listened to this audiobook while driving last week.  It was truly moving and thought provoking especially in light of Bourdain’s recent, shocking suicide. To hear Anthony, in his own voice, recount his life’s story: his personal battles, his successes, his…

Be your own Best Friend

This is part 3 of great life advice from Ryan Holiday’s book, “The Obstacle is the way.” The following concept is SIMPLE but not EASY… The next time you find yourself in a fix, step back and imagine that a close friend is dealing with your issue. What would you say? How would you advise…

A Gentleman in Moscow-Book Review

“..our lives are steered by uncertainties, many of which are disruptive or even daunting; but that if we persevere and remain generous of heart, we may be granted a moment of supreme lucidity—a moment in which all that has happened to us suddenly comes into focus as a necessary course of events, even as we…