When I was growing up, we didn’t have a nanny or babysitters, cleaners or assistants, therapists or life coaches. Yet now I have all of that and more! Americans have access to Amazon, Seamless, Instacart, Plated, Birchbox, Uber…where there’s a need, there’s the web to the rescue. I can’t even imagine my immigrant parents ever hiring
On Tuesday August 28, 2007 around 3am, I had momentarily laid my head down in a friend’s RV, waiting for him to return before heading back to frolic on the playa. Suddenly there were shouts and screams, fingers pointing toward the center of the city. THE MAN IS ON FIRE! The erected effigy, the icon of
Were you able to peak at the rare total eclipse yesterday? Even though total eclipses occur every year or two, a very small percentage of the world population has ever been in the path of totality. What made the 2017 eclipse unique was that the path of totality traversed the United States from Oregon to
I have been grappling with the aftermath of the Charlottesville events and trying to figure out what I can do, what message I can provide here. I don’t want to be silent, yet I didn’t know what to say. My heart goes out to the local community, the University of Virginia campus, and its students.
First some background for those of you who don’t know what Burning Man is. Burning Man is an experiment in temporary community. 70,000 Burners (as we’re called) celebrate in the Black Rock City desert of Nevada for the one week preceding Labor Day every year. It’s the most amazing music and art ‘festival’ in the