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Everything Is (still) Illuminated

Many (too many) weeks ago I wrote about practicing yoga with my eyes closed.  About how there is more to any of us than that which meets the proverbial eye.  About the wondrous findings we discover when we journey inward.  This week … Continue reading

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Everything Is Illuminated

Whenever I go to yoga, I face the same question.  To wear or not to wear my glasses, that is the question.  To see the teacher’s graceful demonstrations of various poses, or to squint and attempt my own semi-artistic renderings. … Continue reading

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This American Life

On Thursday, I celebrated my 14th Thanksgiving.  14 years as a Parisian in America. My first Thanksgiving was a classic affair.  It was the year 2000. Cranberry sauce, football, and Bud Lights under palm trees and Californian sunshine.  One year, … Continue reading

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Italian Medicine

With no more clinical requirements for medical school and 5 – five! – glorious weeks of free time before graduation, I took myself to Italy for much needed farniente and treats that do not include 6am biscuit and gravy from … Continue reading

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Remote travels

Paris is all but a remote destination.  Traveling to France for my yearly pilgrimage to the homeland, however, is always fraught with anticipation of the familiar and fear of what has changed.  What if I finally feel like a stranger … Continue reading

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