A Big Year

This year (at the end of the year) I will be turning 50. Wow!  Half of a century.  Of course, my perspective on what 50 is now sure doesn’t line up with what I thought it would look like when I was 25 or 30 or 35 or even 40.  I’ve been thinking of fifty for awhile but... read more


Imagine…body temperature water full of salt so you float and being enclosed in a pod…nervous? I was the first time I floated.  What an odd concept.  A sensory deprivation tank to help you relax.  There is absolutely nothing to do for an hour but be.  You can choose a... read more

Your Favorite Shape – What does it mean?

Your Favorite Shape – What does it mean? A number of years ago I led a retreat where we looked in the natural world for different shapes and symbols. I was recently going through some old files and found the sheet we used to discuss what the various symbols can... read more

Hello Body, I Love You!

Lately I have been experiencing a lot of stress – good thing I do yoga and practice meditation. What would my life be like if I didn’t?  It’s the normal too much work, not enough time, not enough sleep issue.  However, my biggest indicator of stress is how critical I... read more

People Should Do More Yoga

A young friend of mine, (Allie, 10 years old) had to write a persuasive argument for her 4th grade class.  She chose to persuade others that “people should do more yoga”.  I was touched and want to share a 10 year olds perspective on why we should do... read more

My Kitchen Sink Curry

Last week I felt like cooking but as I was leaving for the weekend, I didn’t want to go shopping and I wanted to reduce the fresh food in my refrigerator. I took a look in my cabinets and found a bottle of Trader Joe’s Yellow Curry Sauce.  My fridge had a variety of... read more

Winter Musings by Mary Oliver

Today I’m flying low and I’m not saying a word I’m letting all the voodoos of ambition sleep. The world goes on as it must, the bees in the garden rumbling a little, the fish leaping, the gnats getting eaten. And so forth. But I’m taking the day off. Quiet as a... read more

Holiday Wish for You

I’d like to take a moment to say many thanks for reading my blogs this year and staying in touch. Here is my holiday wish for you all. “Today may there be peace within. May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite... read more