My Everyday Life…in Italy

Aug 31, 2007    /    stories & photos

Today I slept in and ate breakfast in the glass room on top of the hostel. The view from that room is completely arresting. Lush green mountains rising behind terracotta houses with bending rooves. A grey bell tower rises in the center of town catching the sunlight upon sunup and...

This Holiday Season, Buy Experiences, Not Things

Dec 03, 2018    /    things i like

A couple years ago, there was a whole spate of articles on why experiences make us happier than things. The articles reminded us that experiences last longer, form our identities, and are often designed to connect us with others. They reminded us that shiny new objects don’t always live up...