I got totally derailed after I went to SXSW Interactive this year. Here’s a clip from one of my favorite speakers, Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, Tesla and Paypal - on thinking big and dedicating his life’s work for the greater good of humanity, whether it be through space, electric vehicles or the Internet. Yes, he’s worried about whether or not we are going to move a colony to...
To be lucky, you have to believe in luck.– Jacques Arpels, Van Cleef & Arpels “Days of Luck” Calendar
There’s this place on the corner where I go to get $5 gyros, Greek salads with feta cheese and white onion rings up the wazoo, and hunks of warm spinach pie. On my fifteenth trip for spanakopita I finally said to the Greek man, “Your food is so very good,” and he replied, “Arigato,” very solemnly. Given it was Astoria, I suppose it all made sense.
Getting My School On →
It’s already been a year of firsts. On a day as cold as today — 18 degrees? with single digits forecasted for next week — I knew I had to try hot yoga and sweat it out. I went to Yoga to the People’s Hot Vinyasa class on 38th Street and most ladies were as flexible as this person above. The room was steamy like a sauna and we were warned to not keep the door open as the heat would...
new year's resolutions: the year 2011
Cut back on soda. Go on a yoga retreat. Sleep more. Stress less. Eat better. Do nothing more often. Last year was a doozy. I finished my fellowship, I was unemployed for a week, I got a new job, I dated, I organized fundraisers, I joined a board, I spent hours, weeks and months dwelling on my future. It just seems like it’s time for a banana break (according to my MailChimp...