• A Touch of the Rebel

    A Touch of the Rebel

    Photo: Tom Rosenthal I am very traditional about my yoga. I’m an ashtangi after all. We do the poses in a specific order, on specific days, in specific ways, staying true to the lineage that …Read More »
  • Why so fancy?

    Why so fancy?

    Someone once asked me why I put so much effort into making my meals look and taste so fancy. I believe Mouth Watering Recipes fuel our resolve. They turn on the senses and help us tune …Read More »
  • The Power of Ritual

    The Power of Ritual

    When I was younger, my family was deeply steeped in Jewish ritual and family tradition. We were kosher. We went to temple on Fridays. We celebrated holidays with candles and Challah and Matzoh and prayer. …Read More »
  • Can I Wine?

    Can I Wine?

    I have a taste for some of the finer things in life. Especially when it comes to food. Though I don’t care what my car represents as a status symbol, I do care what my …Read More »
  • Homegrown High Style (And a quick homegrown recipe)

    Homegrown High Style (And a quick homegrown recipe)

    In these over-processed, over stimulated, disconnected times, I think a little bit of old-school home-grown kitsch can go a long way. But that doesn’t mean it has to be low-brow or boring. I say, infuse …Read More »
  • Finding ‘Hull Speed’

    Finding ‘Hull Speed’

    From as early as I can remember, I’ve always loved boating. It was my parents’ main passion, and every sunny day off in the summer, we’d find ourselves motoring off somewhere. Often, my mother wanted …Read More »
  • Your Ivory Tower Has No Legs

    Your Ivory Tower Has No Legs

    In case you haven’t noticed, I’m not a big fan of rigid rules and restrictive protocols. Diets are never really sustainable. They’re endured…for a time. Cleanses can be useful resets or jumpstarts, tools that can …Read More »
  • Getting Comfortable in my Skin (or leotard, or dress…)

    Getting Comfortable in my Skin (or leotard, or dress…)

    It took me way too long, but I finally embraced my perfectly quirky/pretty, wear a leotard for yoga style. We all want to look and feel our best, whatever that is. And when we find …Read More »