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Sharing Lessons, Finding Faith: Mitch Albom
Sharing Lessons, Finding Faith: Mitch Albom
Mitch Albom has made a career of learning lessons and sharing them in books. His most famous work recounts lessons about resisting greed and selfishness through insights into ...
05-18-2022
Gian Lorenzo Bernini: A Theatrical Mastermind
Gian Lorenzo Bernini: A Theatrical Mastermind
By Liz Lev Long before blockbuster cinema delighted audiences, there was Gian Lorenzo Bernini. During his 65 years of activity, the baroque sculptor, painter, and architect anticipated the ...
05-16-2022
Masters of Color and Light
Masters of Color and Light
Few cities capture the romantic imagination quite like Venice, and its winding canals, picturesque buildings, and shimmering lagoon have intrigued visitors for centuries. Its unique geography—118 islands connected ...
05-16-2022
Leonardo’s Movement Backward
Leonardo’s Movement Backward
Recently, I interviewed Martin Clayton, the head of prints and drawings at Windsor Castle. The Royal Collection Trust holds the largest number of drawings by Leonardo da Vinci ...
05-16-2022
Celebrated Celebrity Wines
Celebrated Celebrity Wines
Already a busy husband, father, and social change advocate, not to mention being at the top of his game as a singer-songwriter, the ever-multitasking 12-time Grammy winner John ...
05-15-2022
Second Time Around
Second Time Around
When the Patek Philippe Tiffany Blue Ref. 5711-1A-018 timepiece was introduced in early December of 2021, it was hyped beyond belief, yet limited to just 170 pieces. Those ...
05-15-2022
Requiem of Defiance
Requiem of Defiance
In his later years, my father joined a Welsh miners’ choir, composed of men that shared the daily hardships and very real dangers of digging coal hundreds of ...
04-14-2022
The Lost and Necessary Art of Silence
The Lost and Necessary Art of Silence
When was the last time you intentionally set aside time for silence? Silence is steadily disappearing from our lives. In today’s modern age, we are inundated with information, ...
04-13-2022
Finding the Republic of Molossia
Finding the Republic of Molossia
The idea that would eventually manifest into the Republic of Molossia—a country within the United States—occurred to President Kevin Baugh when he was 15 years old and living ...
04-13-2022
Free Reads Through Community Deeds
Free Reads Through Community Deeds
From the time I learned to read, libraries have been a sanctuary. As an adult, I have made my way with words, writing magazine articles and a few ...
04-12-2022
The Urban Beekeeper
The Urban Beekeeper
If you think New York City was buzzing with eclecticism before you heard of Andrew Coté, you’ll think the city is downright swarming with oddities when you hear ...
04-12-2022
A Front-Row Ticket to Sports History
A Front-Row Ticket to Sports History
By Tara dos Santos Ann Liguori was only 3 when she decided what her life’s work would be. “I know a lot of people don’t know what they ...
04-12-2022
Palak Tikki
Palak Tikki
Makes 12–15 tikkis  Ingredients 10 -12 oz (280-340 g) of boiled mashed potatoes.  2 chopped onions  4 slices of white bread  4 chopped green chillies  1 tablespoon of ...
04-9-2022
Vegetable Samosas
Vegetable Samosas
Makes 8–10 Samosas In Punjab, Samosas and Tikkis are extremely common snacks. I remember as a kid, after going to the park or hanging out with my friends, ...
04-9-2022
Vibrant Violets
Vibrant Violets
Thanks to Valentine’s Day, February is known as the month for love; and so, you might guess that roses are the dominant floral gifts during this shortest month ...
04-8-2022
The Nectar of the Gods
The Nectar of the Gods
Beyond the natural and raw honey that you normally find in the grocery store or market, New Zealand boasts some unique and healthful honey varieties. These gourmet honeys—like ...
04-7-2022
Chocolate – Good or Bad?
Chocolate – Good or Bad?
Americans love chocolate. According to some reports, the typical American eats between 11 and 12 pounds of chocolate each year. However, not all chocolate is created equal, health-wise. ...
04-7-2022
The Magic of Wind Chimes
The Magic of Wind Chimes
Wind chimes—instruments producing mystical sounds when played by the wind—have existed in some shape or form since at least 3,000 B.C. Originating in Southeast Asia, the first wind ...
04-6-2022