Dancing the Cuban dance

My husband has a black and white poster in his study that features a classic Cuban vintage American car driving through what is seemingly a typical Havana street. He has often mentioned that he wanted to witness that vision before Cuba went through any changes, which seems to be inevitable given the current political climate […]

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Accepting accolades: Is humility over-rated?

Is humility over-rated? Why is it so difficult to accept accolades graciously? Marianne Williamson in A Return to Love, addresses the issue of how to appreciate ourselves and others: “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, […]

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The importance of being present

It’s difficult to judge whether my parents got it right, but I know for sure that they did the best they could. Just like today, there were trends on how to parent that many swore by. Everyone has a different story to tell about how they were brought up. I acknowledge that the parenting that […]

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