Behind the Scenes of Creativity

Behind the Scenes of Creativity

What does it take to create a work of art? The sort of art that goes beyond merely engaging your senses, but informs and educates as well. There are many steps before a talented artist showcases his creative idea to the viewer. When all we have to admire is the...
Parenting A ‘Gifted’ Child

Parenting A ‘Gifted’ Child

“I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very very curious.” – Albert Einstein. Parenting is tricky business. My mother might not necessarily agree with this statement, maintaining that in her time, people did whatever came to...
#RIP @Parts Unknown.

#RIP @Parts Unknown.

suicide noun sui·cide \ ˈsü-ə-ˌsīd \ Merriam-Webster definition:  : “the act or an instance of taking one’s own life voluntarily and intentionally” I woke up to Anthony Bourdain’s death headlining CNN on Friday morning – June 8th, 2018. There was a...
Baggage: The Fine Art of Overpacking!

Baggage: The Fine Art of Overpacking!

With the school year drawing to a close, the overarching concern in my mind is not if I should seek out summer camps or let my kid be a ‘free ranger’ in our backyard. Rather I find I am consumed by a strange manner of anxiety mixed with excitement centered around...
From Procrastination To Persistence: How I Stopped That Doubting “Voice”

From Procrastination To Persistence: How I Stopped That Doubting “Voice”

The alarm went off a little before 5am. It had been a restless night with a sick child. The first agenda item on a cold Saturday morning – a 10 mile run with my run group. An hour later, I watched a slim sliver of sunlight break through the thready fog resting...