São Paulo, Brazil (2010)

#tbt My birthday. 2010.

This is a coconut almond smoothie I make at home and it’s absolutely delicious!

Recipe: 8oz coconut milk + 4 tablespoons dates +4 tablespoons raw almond butter + 1/2 tspn vanilla + pinch of salt. Top to 2 cups with ice. Blend.

10 Things I Value


This morning I took an hour to think through and write down the larger decisions I’ve had to make in my life and what specifically I valued that let to the decisions I eventually made. Here’s a list in no particular order.

  1. Family
  2. Truth
  3. Learning
  4. Exploration
  5. Adventure
  6. Experience
  7. Myself
  8. The big picture
  9. People
  10. Personal growth

  1. Moving to the United States in 1979 and staying here.
  2. Opening my eyes to the vipasanna meditation technique in 2003.
  1. Meditate
  2. Exercise
  3. Affirm
  4. Visualize
  5. Read
  6. Write

Make time to enjoy your life

Who am I?

Great conversation this morning. 


Today is a marvelous day. And today will give me wonderful things in ways I never expected.