The Colors of Passion (San Francisco)

Drops of champagne fall into the dark waters of the Pacific Ocean. The sunset just slightly touches the surface before diving right in. The silence is interrupted only by waves hitting the cliff, obeying their own rhythm. The shore submissively accepts the firm massage. The miniature charm of the Japanese garden, with every little bridge, … Continue reading The Colors of Passion (San Francisco)

The Temple of the Attainment of Happiness

In August 2015 I was attending a conference at the University of Pennsylvania. Whenever I travel for professional meetings, I always look for something “for the soul.” My default plan for Philadelphia was visiting the Barnes collection. I’d seen it in its old location and it was breathtaking, so I wanted to check out their … Continue reading The Temple of the Attainment of Happiness