Life Lessons from the Teleferico

Last August I visited Bek, an immeasurably dear friend of mine who was working and living in Caracas, Venezuela. I could devote an entire year’s worth of blog posts to this weeklong visit—and I probably will at some point—but there is a specific event that took place, about which I am writing today.

Primary Confessions

Confession: I’m not a blogger. I’ve tried several times to start a blog, but I’ve never felt very blog-worthy.  I think of my husband, who writes with concentrated purpose on music and culture, as well as other bloggers I admire, who always write something eloquent or leave a poignant nugget of wisdom in every post.…