The Luxury of Less

I wrote this article below in 2011, after I had been living in Chennai, India for a few months. At the time, I was still acclimating to the city, which was a major transition from NYC, where I had...

The Most Important Part of Building a Fire (this will surprise you)

Last weekend, my friends and I went camping in the Catskill mountains. We made the plan nearly 3 months in advance when my life was sailing pretty smoothly, but a few days before the trip, I...