You have a young face

You have a young face

Since I have let my hair go back into the wild state where it prefers to roam, I have been receiving a few compliments. Maybe the way each thick strand twists and turns, following a unique path somehow matches my

PMS is a bitch

PMS is a bitch

Why do I take some things so personally? A quick sentence typed out in an email, which is an opinion or a suggestion turns into a felt criticism. I look behind the actual words being used for intent. I read

Staying in the moment, but planning for the future

Staying in the moment, but planning for the future

I think there is a delicate balance between being mindful of living in the moment and the more cerebral task of planning for the future. A well-rounded person manages both aspects and combines them into each day, appropriately. The ebb

How much can a mind absorb?

How much can a mind absorb?

It must be an interesting question for educators. How much can a person really learn over a span of time? Given that everyone learns in vastly different ways, it must be inherently difficult to create a standardized learning template. Not

Is yoga a profound experience?

Is yoga a profound experience?

I spent 4 days with an amazing group of people. Strangers to me when I walked into the room, friends when I left. We shared a profound experience. Something none of us had really expected. Even though there were veterans

Travel changes a person

Travel changes a person

At a seminar I recently attended, each new speaker introduced themselves by way of what they called PechaKucha. Since the organization had so many unique words of their own creation, I assumed this was an invented practice. But, it turns

Almost ready to eat

Almost ready to eat

Back in my twenties I had this idea for a food service business. I thought there might be a market for meals which were almost ready to eat. The dishes would come to your door, fully assembled. All you had

Reacquainting myself with the bus

Reacquainting myself with the bus

After using various forms of public transit, in many cities around the world, over the past year, it was a refreshing experience to ride the local routes. In fact, I am not an experienced consumer of the commuter options here

A year of the morning pages

A year of the morning pages

July 2, 2017 I wrote my first 3 morning pages. Sitting on our back deck in the sun, diligently following the instructions of Julia Cameron. She prescribes 3 pages, no more, no less. Writing must be done in long hand.

If you give a moose a muffin…

If you give a moose a muffin…

A delightful children’s picture book by American author Laura Joffe Numeroff, where the cause and effect of life’s choices are played out in somewhat silly examples.  And what happens when you give a moose a muffin? He asks for jam, of