Sugar rush

A rare cravingdeservesA rare treat Dinner this evening:A Cookie Cookie Sunday at Ben & Jerry’sA chocolate chip cookieCoffee ice creamA bit of hot fudgeA dash of caramel sauceA dollop of whipped creamSome walnuts A tall glass of water Craving...

Black and white

There is a framed print in my living room on the east wall. It is a black and white photograph of the World Trade Center shot from what appears to be Jersey City. There is a sort of optical illusion to it, as it looks like the towers are at the end of a long pier...

Those HBO Sundays

The Sopranos this season. What to say? So good. The characters are so well-drawn. The drama is riveting. The scenes that are likely not supposed to be funny are making me laugh out loud, something I attribute to being an Italian from New Jersey. Mob stuff aside,...

Rich routine

It’s been one of those days I really like for its balance of routine and spontaneity. A solid workout at the gym. A meditative session with my notebook and a cup of coconut-flavored coffee (it’s back for spring!). An exhilarating spiritual experience at...

Sweet flight

I booked a flight to Paris today and I am beside myself with glee. There will be cafes and there will be wine and there will be art and there will be cheese and there will be flea markets. And there will be a train to Provence, a perfect little getaway that promises...