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Hoo gah in the Kali Yuga

I write this as snow is blanketing everything.  I am cozy not just in the physical sense of being indoors and warm and in front of a fire after a cold walk.  I am cozy in the sense of well being, feeling relaxed and present and close to life, not separate. I’ve been reading that […]

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Letting Go is Light

The dark time is here. Every year I marvel at the way tiny twinkly Christmas lights make a big difference in the darkness.  The decorated houses feel like a extraordinarily generous gestures, pooling together at create an illuminated village, transforming this suburban New York place.  Even the giant inflatable “lawn art” seems jolly and American and […]

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Boom!

I am just back from London and  Oxford and the huge and very happy event of my daughter Alexandra’s marriage.  As often with great things, it’s best to ease in by way of a few seemingly minor or even unrelated observations–and not just the expected ones, that at moments this Mother of the Bride (or […]