Simple Pleasures

Ari reveling in the start of the first snow of the season this past Sunday. “The purpose of this glorious life, is not simply to endure it, but to soar, stumble and flourish… Continue reading

A Walk in the Rain

“I was thinking how complicated life is & how there are no simple roads or paths. ” ― Belinda Jeffrey Here in the northeast we have been having extremely warm winter with some… Continue reading

Philadelphia: Winter Hike in the Wissahickon Trails

“Let the sea breeze blow your hair, let the sunset bring tranquility to your heart, let the distant places you travel allow you to explore yourself.” ― Somya Kedia Happy New Year. May… Continue reading

Philadelphia: Foggy Fort Washington State Park

“You are an ocean in a drop of dew, all the universes in a thin sack of blood.” Rumi

Year End Reflections

“Maybe deep down inside we were all still in our formative years. Maybe it was never too late for any of us to change.” ― Claire Cook Turn of the calendar is usually… Continue reading

The Light of the Season

“The holidays drape us in magic and give us the hope that we can do better than we have done in the past.” — Toni Sorenson As we move into the final days… Continue reading

Philadelphia: Early Morning at Race Street Pier

On my way to a meeting early Thursday morning, I stopped by Race Street Pier on the Delaware Waterfront. I hardly get to the eastern edge of Philadelphia, so it was a treat… Continue reading

Going Slow

“Go slow if you can. Slower. More slowly still. Friendly dark or fearsome, this is no place to break your neck by rushing, by running, by crashing into what you cannot see.” –… Continue reading

First Signs of the Holiday

Christmas is my favorite time of the year. The lights, the music, the cool weather, the smell of pine and the sense of joy most emanate reminds me of my childhood, and family.… Continue reading

Dilworth Plaza: Skating Outside the Shadows

“You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun.” ― Shaun Hick As winter gets into full swing this week, winter games… Continue reading