Botero’s Buxom Bodies & Eating Disorders

I was in Colombia recently and had the opportunity to go to the Botero museum in Bogota Colombian artist, Fernando Botero, has a style that is unique in its neo-figurative depiction of forms that are... Read More

Happy 1st Anniversary Five on Friday!

Anyone who knows me, knows I love marking milestones like birthdays and anniversaries So today, I am happy to celebrate with you the first anniversary of Five on Friday A year ago I launched this... Read More

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2017

International Women's Day dates back 100 years to 8 March 1917 when women textile workers demonstrated in the Russian capital city of Petrograd for improved work conditions and better pay Before the... Read More

Have you ever been to Geel?

Have you ever been to Geel Neither have I  But Geel, a small town in Belgium, has recently moved to the top of my list of places to visit  It is not famous for its beaches or art museums, but... Read More

What’s Your Favorite Comfort Food?

Earlier this month, my son, David, opened a ramen restaurant across from the Johns Hopkins University bookstore in Baltimore PekoPeko Ramen serves steaming bowls of noodles to hungry and sometimes... Read More

Love is EleMENTAL

This week, on Valentine's Day, friends and supporters of the Global Mental Health Program attended the new Broadway musical, Dear Evan Hansen I was awed by its ability to evoke emotions that lie at... Read More