When taking a walk, I happened upon these magenta berries – so unexpected and so beautiful. I love discovering small, unexpected gifts of nature. Then I wondered – what if I tuned in to small acts of human beauty, of kindness?Continue Reading →
Liquid soaps in their little plastic bottles may seem convenient. They don’t dribble their suds or coagulate in a soap dish. But they have at least two huge drawbacks. Going back to the bar can solve a couple of big problems.Continue Reading →
Paris: The city of love, where people like to be close. Paris: Host to 27 million tourists a year. Paris: With the seventh busiest metro system in the world with 1.5 billion annual passenger rides.
Given all that, at Metro stations, Parisians have found a way to get some space – maybe, sometimes.Continue Reading →
Festive and delicious, chocolate covered strawberries are an easy spring and summer dessert (or anytime treat). Talk yourself into it… after all, you’ll be eating fruit! You’ll feel pampered – or like you’re at a 5-star restaurant. Either way – they are easy to make and delicious to eat.Continue Reading →
Arnald Gabriel is off to conduct in Chicago, Miami, and other cities. You’d never know he’s almost 90. He looks 60. He packs his favorite baton. It’s light, made from balsa wood. He chose it because it balances perfectly on his finger. To a conductor, every detail is crucial.Continue Reading →
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