A titillating escape

When a book is mentioned to me three times in the span of a week, I take it as a sign. Hello, Fifty Shades of Grey. I downloaded and breezed through two books in the trilogy and am halfway through the third. Here’s the capsule summary of these works sitting...

The guru within

My Game Plan columns have been very organic lately, as the events of 2012 have kind of upended me and prompted a whole lot of learning. A recent article in New York magazine tapped into some thoughts I’d been having about gurus, those self-described and those we...

A little at a time

One look in the mirror at the gym prompted this column to come spilling out. I love these little checkpoints in life where we see our progress and get reinvigorated. Today’s Game Plan: A Reality Check on Baby...

Spirit

Love this from yesterday’s Writer’s Almanac courtesy of Garrison Keillor. It’s by Anne Pierson Wiese: Everything But God In Europe you can see cathedrals from far away. As you drive toward them across the country they are visible—stony and roosted on...

Gray area

I’m fairly certain I’ve expressed my delight for the gray area of life at least 100 times in the last year. Oh, how I revel in it and wear my love of it like a badge of honor, always eschewing the black and white in the process. So Wednesday, when I sat in...