Jan 092013
A Glimpse of Life From Above

Picture This
The image that accompanies this post features one of my closest friends, Saleem, and I. We were heading out for a taste of New Orleans nightlife in his convertible International Scout pictured in the background.
Reclaiming Me

Nov 262012
An Amazing Thanksgiving

Holiday Travel
Little Lotus and I had a wonderful time celebrating Thanksgiving. We drove to Atlanta, Georgia to spend time with friends and renew ourselves after months of working on our little house.
Dekalb Farmer’s Market
While preparing for our…

Oct 112012
The Making of Me

“What do I do for a living? I live for a living.”—Peter Kerena,
This Way of Life Documentary
The Shelter of a City Oasis
Spending time at our house has been really wonderful. It’s funny how a little house in…

Apr 132012
The Simplest Pleasure

“I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex.”―Oscar Wilde
Yesterday was Little Lotus’s seventh birthday. She woke up with a vibrant smile and proclaimed, “I’m not six anymore; I’m seven.” The night before, we went shopping…

Feb 062012
Pass It On -- A Kindness Story

My Kindness Story Began with One Small Generous Act
My kindness story began when I picked my daughter up from school on Friday, and another mom held the door open for a dad walking behind her. Although he was quite …