Monthly Archives: April 2015

A Small Taste of Paris

One of the things I really enjoy about┬ámy trips to Paris is the food – and when I manage to get there in the springtime I take advantage of almost every opportunity to eat the avocados that feature so prominently … Continue reading

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For as long as I can remember I’ve been deadline-motivated. Maybe it’s a hold-over from my college days when I worked for the┬ástudent paper, covering evening City Council meetings, writing as the meeting took place and phoning in the story … Continue reading

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Like many people, my first exposure to mantras was through yoga, but over the years I’ve found them useful for focusing my thoughts and reminding myself of things that are easily forgotten in moments of discomfort. They’ve been on my … Continue reading

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