Posts in category "Dalai Lama"

One thing you probably shouldn't say while in a taxi

I hate Indian food. I mean I REALLY HATE it, I continued. I’ve tried to be a good sport and go to a restaurant with people who loooove it and I actually GAGGED the minute I walked in. I couldn’t take it. I didn’t eat anything. My friend: What about the naan? That’s good. Me:... Read more »

The Dalai Lama is coming! The Dalai Lama is coming! The Dalai Lama is coming to Chicago! MY OWN 6 DAYS WITH THE DL ...

July 2008, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania I was sitting next to a Buddhist nun with a Starbucks coffee and a day planner.  Her head was freshly shaven and she was in orange robes and sandals.  I suddenly felt self-conscious of my own Coach sandals and took my feet out to cover the label with my toes. Apparently,... Read more »

On this day in 1959

I have to admit I’m not living in the moment. My thoughts are in the future. And, they’re not that deep. I’m just really looking forward to ~1/ warmer weather and2/ running along the lake and eating outdoors and my spring/summer wardrobe But, I’m trying to appreciate today (cold, indoor today, but today) like this... Read more »
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Six days with the Dalai Lama

I sat next to a Buddhist nun with a Starbucks coffee and a day planner.  Her head was freshly shaved and she was in orange robes and sandals.  I suddenly felt self-conscious of my Coach sandals and took my feet out to cover the label with my toes. Apparently, she worked in advertising for years... Read more »