STAT Goes Philanthropic

Seven years ago, I was introduced to a truly inspiring change-maker Lydia Dean who created GoPhil foundation to empower small grassroots organizations around the world to stand on their own.  And at every opportunity,  STAT has provided funding for various critical needs recently for Anuradha Bhosale (founder of WCRC) in rural India who fights tirelesslyContinue reading “STAT Goes Philanthropic”

Turks and Caicos

All aboard for this most unforgettable hidden paradise on an archipelago of 40 low-lying coral islands in the Atlantic Ocean.  It’s irresistible blue/green crystal clear waters and varied dry brush landscape give this place a completely different feel than other islands I’ve visited.  5 couples, 5 days, and 15 meals at the gorgeous Amanyara with itsContinue reading “Turks and Caicos”

The Lightning Field and Spiral Jetty

It was only on my radar for a minute when I read that a visit to these 2 magical Land Art installations were going to be an auction item at the Aspen Art Museum’s holiday fundraiser.  With a nod from our director Heidi and a chat with my husband, we were convinced that this wasContinue reading “The Lightning Field and Spiral Jetty”


Thousands of years before European pioneers trekked into the American Southwest, Native Americans were thriving in this arid land in Southern Utah.  And they continue to thrive in the region today.  Amangiri which means peaceful mountain is situated right smack in the middle of the Colorado Plateau which has the highest concentration of National ParksContinue reading “Amangiri”