“You meet people along the way that you know are important. They’re important so you keep them. The rest, you leave for someone else to find. I choose to be picky. It’s the best choice I can make, and I make it each day.” She spoke with years of discerning sensibility, reflecting knowledge built up [...]
As I was greeted by light streaming through the slatted windows beside my bed, I sat up abruptly. Any cares of being too cold washed away and were replaced instead with a reminder of the day’s holiday: It was Christmas!
Romantics take note: It’s not about the roses and the chocolates, the home cooked meals or the back rubs after a long day’s work. It’s not about the diamonds and perfumes. It’s about the building. Whether you want to impress or commemorate the love of your life, start drafting, collecting stones and strong men! Throughout [...]
... Here, kneeling in silence and strict concentration, was a single man. His peacefulness filled the room and was as stunning a site to see as to feel. This was our day’s bow. Three of us, one of him, and the voices of the evening’s Aarti seeping in from a room nearby.
When I signed up for India’s Golden Triangle tour online, the website provided a few details about the other guests that would be traveling along with the guide and me. From what was shown online, I believed that I would be taking a tour with two others: the tour guide and a 50-something woman from [...]
Her hair was pulled back in an up-do that clearly took hours; Her makeup was painted into a perfection that easily took just as long. The butterfly tattoo on her right shoulder was exposed, underlined with a white sash below which was a identically colored dress fit for Cinderella herself. She looked like a princess in every way but one: The ring on her finger....
Let’s play a game. Grab a globe, and plop it down on the middle of your living room floor. Gather whomever you’d like to join you. This game is fit for any amount of players at any age, from 1 to 100 (or more if you’re up for it). Now that you’re settled in a [...]