Eve Lom Facial Cleanser

There isn’t much to say here other than this is hands down the best facial cleanser I’ve ever used! To put things in context, let me just say that I’m a bit of a maniac for skincare products. They fascinate me endlessly, much in the same way that footwear does. My good friend Lily, who …

Speaking Frankly About Deodorant

So, as promised yesterday, let’s jump right in with a pithy little piece about deodorants!

I’ve long been of the view that people, especially women-people, should only wear deodorants that are free of harmful chemicals. And I feel  antiperspirants are, by their very nature, unhealthy because they plug one’s pores to prevent …

Where have I been…..

It occurred to me recently that blogging is just like life. Unpredictable. For a while there I was very dedicated and had a nice routine going, and then BOOM, next thing you know, other demands on my time work/family/remodel/travel/generally pursuing happiness, take over, and days turn into weeks turn into months of not posting to …

Weekly Word: Ecumenical

I was at a business meeting last week as part of a panel of speakers. Just before it was my turn to speak, someone in the audience asked a tough question of another panel member in a somewhat aggressive way. The panel member, a well-known tech founder, paused before responding and then said:

“First of …

Eternal

Some extraordinary busy-ness has kept me from posting for a good few weeks now.  Finally, I catch my breath and can share a few thoughts, images, ideas.

I love Berkeley.  I especially love non-Hilly Berkeley.  It’s eclectic, diverse, has beautiful foliage. Somewhere along 4th Street after the shops, there are a few blocks that have …