As Emily and I were leaving the apartment for foot massages on a recent trip to Bangkok, I realized that I didn’t have a book to read! Today will be Different by Maria Semple was on my easy, fun reads
On a recent episode, Tara Brach talked about rewiring the brain for happiness and freedom. She said: The trick with practicing, the trick with rewiring, and this is a bit of what neuroscience has discovered in the not distance part
Czechoslovakia became an independent country on October 28, 2018. Czech Republic turned 100 years old this year with many celebrations throughout the country.
Overview of The Weight of Him The Weight of Him by Ethel Rohan is a story about a family navigating loss when a member of the family dies from suicide. In reaction, the father Billy starts a campaign to raise
Tell Me More: Stories About the 12 Hardest Things I’m Learning to Say is a book by Kelly Corrigan. When we meet Kelly, she introduces her distracted husband and 2 daughters, and we learn that her father recently died. We
A Month as a Nanny in Madrid Well I wasn’t really a nanny. I was a helper to a friend while she was studying in Madrid during the month of July. This had me on dropoff and pickup duty for
Well, if I can say one thing for this shoulder injury, it has allowed me a bunch of new experiences. Two of those happened in physiotherapy during my month in Spain. During the first physiotherapy session, the therapist used electrodes
Here If You Need Me is a memoir written by Kate Braestrup. Most of the story takes place in Maine, where Kate moved with her husband and built a family with him. Kate is fascinated by death. Early in the
I’ve wanted to visit the Dresden Panometer for a while now. For some reason, I thought that it was not easily accessible. When I mentioned this to a friend who had been there, she mentioned that although she drove when
A friend, LM, and I headed to Germany last Saturday. We first headed for Kelheim from Prague. Kelheim is an old German city between the Danube and Altmuhl rivers. It was already 30°C (86°F) by the time we got there.