Love Your Mother

Who doesn’t love her or his mother?  Sure, she may paint your boy toenails neon pink (your favorite color), photograph and feature you enjoying said lacquered nails in her company’s advertising campaign and let Americans make you a five-year-old poster child for the public debate on gender mores – yet you love her anyway.  But … Continue reading

Music for the Masses

In addition to the dreamy midnight glow of arched street lamps, the drifting scents of fresh bread and pastries, and discovering perfectly fabulous shoe boutiques while strolling along cobblestone streets, one of the many things I adore about European cities is the seemingly endless ability to hear live classical music. In a cathedral, a music … Continue reading