Why Should We Choose To Dance In The Rain?

I like the rain.  Not the ever-present drizzle of Brussels, London, or Seattle, but the much-needed rain showers and thunderstorms which provide cleansing and nourishment to the farmlands.  I have lived in the desert and, in places where rain is one’s constant companion.  I prefer the middle ground.  There is a symmetry in  the coming […]

Thanksgiving Love, Peace And Blessings From Maison Steinbuchel

Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often. – Johnny Carson The day before Thanksgiving is the heaviest travel day of the year.  This true of all modes of transportation, but none more […]

Happy And Blessed Thanksgiving – Practicing Gratitude

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”  ― Epicurus I am writing this several weeks before it will post.  It has been a gloomy few days and even though I hate to admit it, my grumpy level […]