samira al thores (samiraalthores) wrote,
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Boston II

Boston is treating me mostly right. Mostly. I don't have any pictures because it's been raining for 3 days with a N'easter storm. Should clear up tonight. Hoping to take come pictures or the architecture that is astounding. I'm starting to feel a bit ill even though I'm shielding, balancing my energy and not going wild with running to and fro to make individual presentations. I'm thinking it might have to do with the environment - many, many people from all over the US (handshaking, hugging and kissing) and the city polluted air. I've been fastidious about hand washing and keeping my nose clean. It's approaching OCD, methinks. I did get fresh fruit, cheese, and crackers from Trader Joe's.

I found a fresh juice place that makes green juice: kale-spinach-romaine-lemon as well as apple-carrot-ginger; my two favorites. It's a relief from all the supposedly healthy "smoothies" which are anything but healthy or smooth. I also found a store, Teavana, that has a good selection of tea including macha (imperial tea) for a hefty price. I'll probably splurge. I'm running out of my "fresh" origin-specific tea from Japan and Taiwan that were gifts from colleagues.

Las Tres Amigas, Jetty, Kim and I, went to a comedy club at Harvard on Sunday night. We took the "T" as an experiment but cabbed it home. The lineup was funny but loaded with Boston humor. We were slightly late - and the MC called us the camp counselors. We just happened to be dressed in polos, shorts, and sandals. We were also prolly twice as old as most of the patrons. It was funny as the comedians worked us into the routine.

I've been looking at pictures that people have been taking of me and my friends. I am fat. I must do something as while I might channel Mother Goddess(es), I don't want to look like them. NO offense intended.

Well, it's time to head to session.
Tags: health, life, travel
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