“To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter... to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird's nest or a wildflower in spring — these are some of the rewards of the simple … Continue reading Those who live a life of unprecedented air: Supporting Local
It’s 10:30 am and I’m pondering the day’s outlook. The weather has been upset all week, as though swarming in thought, irately, over an argument that’s completely useless. Sometimes its tears drench the soil in a sad attempt to gain notice, and it has succeeded- other times, it is steady –motionless, sunless- overthinking its temperament. … Continue reading The Path of Disseminated Thoughts: Journey to the Centre of the Earth
"Prose is architecture, not interior decoration..."- Ernest Hemingway An author of great sanatic deception, Ernest Hemingway measured the value of books equal to the value of art when he paired prose and architecture simultaneously. His aim, perhaps, was to combine the holistic virtue of fine writing to the artistic wonderment of pure art. And because they require appreciation, value, … Continue reading The Value of Prose
So far in my life I have tried green-tea detox for 3 days, vegan for 14 days, HIIT training for 6 months, boot camp for 4 months, boxing for 3 months, and cycling for 1 month. This is added to 12 years of trying, sticking, failing, and succeeding at yoga, hot yoga, pilates, outdoor cycling, … Continue reading Health & Research: Possibly, A Parallel Connection
I grew up to raves, to loud voices of strange female faces making big deals over anything and everything in my house. I always knew my mother to be a crafty and creative woman. Part because of compliments I'd overhear as a child, and part because she lived up to these compliments 27 years later. She always … Continue reading DIY Mugs (Less than a minute)
I faintly remember my gym class in the country that I was born in, Lebanon, where excruciating heat was coupled with wool gym track suits that we called uniform. My gym teacher was about 60 pounds overweight, tall with short dark hair, and a remarkable permanent grim. Drinking water was forbidden for that brutal hour … Continue reading How the Olympic Games inspired my uphill battle
I have always fancied the idea of sampling cheese. In fact, I often wonder if such courses exist (without the initial purpose of wine being the driven factor). I would love nothing more than to understand the philosophy of cheese and to be well informed about the different types, tastes, age, and the sweet and savoury … Continue reading The Philosophy of Cheese- My quest for discovery.