A Photo Essay On Climbing Mt. Vesuvius

By Lakshmi: At every part of our visit to Pompeii, it was impossible to escape the impact of the wrath of Mt. Vesuvius.  The eruption of this volcano in 79 A.D. buried an entire city.  Needless to say, a visit to Pompeii would be incomplete without a visit to Mt. Vesuvius.  Our entire family decided […]

Barrique – Where Beautiful, Sustainable Design Meets A Good Cause

By Lakshmi:   This past weekend, we were invited to a traveling exhibit of the Barrique Project in New York City.  Barrique – a term that means “third life” is a beautiful marriage of three meaningful elements – exquisitely designed furniture created from recycled wood by youth who are recovering from substance addiction. Thirty eight […]