Coffee Break: Peace of Mind

  After hearing this week’s news about the tragic deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, I turned to this talk by Melissa D’Arabian. You might remember her as the winner of a season on the Next Food Network Star. While Melissa was in college, her...

Coffee Break

Yesterday, I sent out a newsletter to let my readers know that my mom passed away, very unexpectedly, last weekend. She took a nap on Saturday afternoon and never woke up–a sweet and gentle passing. The last phone conversation we’d had ended with an...

Coffee Break

I played an intense tennis match last week. It was one of those matches where, even in the warm-up, I knew we were in trouble. Our opponents looked like they were half our age (that’s putting it nicely) and super buffed. As in, they play soccer in their spare...

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