Healing Sounds

I recently decided that I needed to buy a Tibetan singing bowl. How did I come to that decision? Memory fails me. What I do know is that I'm always looking for ways to live in the present moment more often, quiet my monkey mind, and de-stress. So one day, I crossed a mysterious path... Continue Reading →

Italian Cocktail and Tunes

I'm noticing that my birthday list is taking on a drinks theme as of late... Well, my journey to drinking an Italian cocktail began at a record store in my hometown. Allen and I stopped into the House of Guitars when we visited Rochester a couple of months ago. The place is iconic and chaotic—at... Continue Reading →

Sound Bath Meditation

I'm always looking for new healing modalities and ways to handle stress better. When I took the SMART training at the Benson-Henry Institute a few years ago, I learned how stress can physically alter your brain. Also, when you have certain mystery diseases, such as fibromyalgia (which I do), stress reduction is key. My self-healing... Continue Reading →

South Africa and Tibet

I really miss live music and I often wonder when concerts will return. And I wonder when I will feel safe enough to attend a concert. All I know for sure is that it will be a transcendent experience and there will be tears. For now, I am grateful for the virtual concert experiences that... Continue Reading →

Next Best Thing

Attending live events is my thing. It's one of the reasons I continue to live in an expensive city in a small yard-less one-bedroom apartment with my partner. I need access to concerts, lectures, book readings, theater. A LOT of access. The pandemic has brought an end to live events for the foreseeable future, which... Continue Reading →

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