Category Archives: Lifestyle

The Beat of the Rhythm Within

Yesterday we learned of Charlie Watts’ death. The Rolling Stones will never be the same again…they’ve lost their beat. Part of Charlie’s elegance was his modesty. He never indulged in self-adulation. He referred to himself as a copyist. “I learned … Continue reading

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Still metabolizing

Physical activity helps stabilize emotional stress. So every morning we ride our bikes to Livadia. On the way back this morning we stopped at the farmer’s market under the tamerisks near the port. We got a big cantaloupe with its … Continue reading

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Façade

Wes Anderson Style in Rome near Piazza Verbano Related: Springtime in Rome

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Bonsai & Broom

I live in a condominium that’s wrapped around a meticulously kept central courtyard. To leave the complex, I must pass in front of a ledge holding a neat row of cacti and bonsai. Very Zen. But right below the plants … Continue reading

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Bathroom Still-Life

Soap from Aleppo

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