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Otium & Negotium: The Ancient Roman Art of Peak Performance

On the heels of a 5-week vacation in Italy, my dad dropped in for a surprise visit. We took him to the Getty Villa in Malibu, inspired by the country home of Julius Ceasar’s father-in-law, which was excavated from the rubble of Mount Vesuvius. We took the garden tour and discovered the Roman concepts of “otium” (leisure … Read more