Category Archives: Health & Healing

Viva la nonna

In Italian, there’s an expression “Hai voluto la bicicletta, pedala” (you wanted a bike, so pedal). Simply put, accept the aftermath of your actions. Once upon a time, there were a bunch of dudes hyped up on globalization because they … Continue reading

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Frida Kahlo and Retablos

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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, dreaming of a unified and independent Mexico,  sustained the Mexican Revolution and thus all things indigenous. They, like many other artists at the time, were highly influenced by…

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A Garden in my Cup

La Sussurrata, Paros This is one of our beautiful bougainvilleas. Sometimes the wind blows the fallen petals into the house making it look like the set for a Bollywood wedding. So we are always sweeping them up. Recently I learned that … Continue reading

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Awake with Pythagoras

Pythagoras told his devotees: Let sleep not come upon thy languid eyes until the day’s actions have been reviewed. And, if  you’ve done something wrong, you should feel great alarm within. So the other night I got in bed and … Continue reading

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Hibiscus

Before and After The first thing I do every morning is go out on the terrace to look at the plants.  It gives me a buzz.  This morning there was a closed hibiscus that, abracadabra, right before my eyes opened … Continue reading

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