Category Archives: Lifestyle

In Praise of Hands

Luckily the tea was strong and helped keep me focused. I was at the table picking the raisins out from my scone not because I didn’t like raisins but simply to have an excuse to keep my head down so … Continue reading

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A Gentleman in Moscow

When Darwin wrote about the survival of the fittest, he wasn’t talking about working out in the gym. What he meant was:  “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent; it is the one … Continue reading

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Today’s Psychological Striptease

Since November 1st, the way I experience the world has drastically changed. I am still coming to terms with this new reality. My mind contaminates my body with its struggles. I have the feeling that I am trying to go … Continue reading

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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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