“So many nights I just dream of the ocean
God I wish I were sailing again
Oh, yesterdays over my shoulder
So I can’t look backward for too long
There is just too much to see waiting in front of me
And I know now that I juts can’t go wrong.”
Jimmy Buffett, 1977 Changes In Latitude, Changes In Attitude
I am at the end of a very quick trip to NYC, sitting in the lobby of my lovely hotel as I write this. I came to town to meet with potential teachers for a large client that we are doing yoga for at all of their US offices, starting with Boston and NYC. I was very lucky to meet with some fabulous teachers yesterday and found one that is going to be killer as she represents YogaSource Boston in NYC. Check out Marisa Sako. She is amazing and I am so excited to have her on the team. Who wants to join me on her Italy retreat this summer? Yes please and thank you.
After a long day of meetings I had to take advantage of the amazing upscale vegetarian dining options here. Boston, get on the bandwagon for goodness sake! Candle 79 on 79th & Lex is absolutely beyond. Carnivores would drool. I had the most delectable 3 course meal while sitting at the bar and people watching. This place brazenly crushes the idea that you need meat and dairy to have an incredible meal. Perhaps the head chef would like to come cook for me daily? Kicking myself for not buying the cookbook.
The final piece of the pie of course is the hotel. I found the Sofitel on Jetsetter and got a great rate at this fanciful french retreat. The service was amazing, the flower arrangements to die and yes, I just thoroughly enjoyed a bit of the chocolate croissant that come free with your french press cafe. I mean it’s basically like I am in France right so it’s ok to have chocolate for breakfast?
Heading back to Boston in a few. Very very very excited to keynote the women’s leadership retreat at the Babson Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership tonight. Wish me luck xx
I cannot say enough good things about this place. Totally unpretentious. Cell phones didn’t work (GOLD STAR). Vermont cheese and wine hour daily. A definite do.
Sorry for the dissapearing act folks but I was away for the 4th and clearly don’t have it together enough to pre-write all my posts. The Curto/Kvamo clan went west for the holiday, Big Sky Montana to be exact. I have only been once in high school and I must say, the land blew my mind. It is big and grand and dramatic and majestic. Days were packed to the gills with events, go go go. The air up there is thin I must say and the altitude got to me a bit but no bigs. We ate, drank and were merry. I feel so happy and thankful to have such a great family to go on adventures with. XO to you all, you guys rock and I love you.
Tomorrow I am headed west to Big Sky Montana to spend the 4th of July with most of my family. We will ride, fish, hike, rodeo (from the bleachers), and celebrate being together. Stay tuned for details upon my return the middle of next week. I hope everyone has a wonderful 4th of July full of laughter and sun. I leave you with some images from the famous Double RL Ranch in Telluride, CO because in my imagination, I am headed somewhere like this: