A Taste of History. From Berlin to Baltimore explore old world cuisine in a new world way.
On a cloudless Sunday afternoon in April, a 100-year-old woman named Ida Keeling laced up her mustard yellow sneakers and took to the track at the Fieldston School in the Bronx. Her arrival was met without fanfare. In fact, no one in the stands seemed to notice her at all.
My parents’ duplex is like a shrine dedicated to our family’s artistic talents. One sister’s paintings, sketches and collages decorate the walls. Another’s drawing holds a prominent spot in the dining room. A cabinet displays my father’s sculptures and my mother’s handmade dolls, which are outfitted in 19th-century costumes that she designed and sewed herself.
Nobody wants to get any disease, but addiction is one of those conditions that many of us especially want to distance ourselves from. That’s not me, we may tell ourselves. I can handle my liquor/drug. And most of the time, most of us can. But like pretty much any health issue, alcoholism and drug addiction…
How can you find career satisfaction after 50? I travel around the country speaking about exactly that and have written motivational books on the subject, including Love Your Job: The New Rules for Career Happiness and Getting the Job You Want after 50.