Unconditional love

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. Anatole France The big one arrived first. His name: Oso, bear in Spanish. He was beautiful with that cooperish brown fur. His heart was bigger than his size. He was rather quiet, and kind. Except with children, some mischievous kids had mistreated…

Lessons learned: India

Travel far enough, you meet yourself David Mitchell I have been traveling from a very young age. I love airports and train stations. I love exploring, observing, asking questions, eating weird sounding meals, learning a few words in other languages and getting lost in new places. I have done different kinds of voyages: family trips,…

The worst enemy 

Not so long ago I was surfing one of my favourite sites, the now defunct The Tig, and found a very interesting post. In it, the author talked about an experience she had in which she slammed herself in front of two of her best friends for some silly reason. The friends immediately called her…

On the nightstand

What is it? The book Option B: Facing adversity, building resilience and finding joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant. What’s all about? According to the publisher: From Facebook’s COO and Wharton’s top-rated professor, the #1 New York Times best-selling authors of Lean In and Originals: a powerful, inspiring, and practical book about building resilience and moving forward after life’s inevitable…

Cheers to May

May, a beautiful and transitional month. The temperatures are still a bit low, but bearable. Sunny days are more frequent, despite some rain. For many, it’s vacation time! For others, May is often that time for spring cleaning, whatever that could possible mean, from house cleaning and tidy up projects, to food cleansing, Facebook friend…