Author Archives: The Daily Cure

The flavor of the mind

DAY: Monday. MORNING MEDITATION: 10 minutes. Went well considering I got hung up on one of the first things the guide suggested in his beguiling, mellifluous tone: “Try to note the flavor of the mind.” The beauty of that phrase—the beauty … Continue reading

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Deviled eggs and women

DAY: Saturday & Sunday MORNING MEDITATION: Yesterday’s was nonexistent and today’s was the work of a tired mind. I’d have preferred sleeping. Am I the only person who finds weekends and holidays more exhausting than the M-F/9-5? TDC: Yesterday’s Daily Cures were few … Continue reading

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Paths

  DAY: Friday MORNING MEDITATION: 10 minutes. Went well. Body felt more relaxed than usual. Less tension between the shoulders. Slight interruption as my husband left the house: Would we eat octopus for dinner? Who would pick it up? Who … Continue reading

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The taste of yellow

DAY: Thursday, even though I woke up feeling—think Bill Murray in Ground Hog’s Day—that it was Wednesday all over again and that it would be kinda nice if it were, in fact, Saturday. MORNING MEDITATION: 10 minutes. Went pretty well today. I’m new at … Continue reading

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Newness

DAY: Wednesday. MORNING MEDITATION: 10 minutes. Challenging. The courtyard was full of chatter. In-depth discussion among neighbors and visiting gardener about how the wistaria should be pruned, etc. Italians love to weigh in on every topic. It was all I could do … Continue reading

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To love. To red. A color story.

Today is one of the great clichés. And as with most clichés, there’s a reason for its existence. We do love and we love passionately. And without love we would be nothing. But our love isn’t wrapped up in hearts … Continue reading

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The ghost post

Hi all. A few minutes ago I started receiving messages that my blog had been hacked. Either that, or my phone posted as it was jostling in my pocket. Smartphone as ghost writer. In any case, the post read as … Continue reading

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One wonders…

We can’t know how it would have played out, but one wonders who else might have worn the hat…Eleanor Roosevelt? Josephine Baker? Diana Vreeland? Jackie? Susan B. Anthony? And if they hadn’t, how would they have added their voices to … Continue reading

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The truly daily cure

I don’t know what I was thinking when I entitled my blog The Daily Cure. It’s so pretentious. I never intended to mean that I would cure anyone else. I was just curing myself or, rather, acknowledging some of the … Continue reading

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