Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Gateway Myth

That’s it!  I’m convinced that the doorway to adulthood is guarded by the Tooth Fairy.  I reluctantly watched as Maggie crossed that bittersweet threshold a while back.  Apparently, today was the day for Shannon to peak through the door. I … Continue reading

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The Rules of Engagement

Sometimes I spend an entire yoga class just waiting and wishing to get to savasana.  Corpse Pose.   When I can lie on my back, still and silent, with my mind mostly empty, for complete and total relaxation. I move … Continue reading

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Shine on You Crazy Diamond

When I was a child, someone broke me. I have written about it before, but I don’t talk about it very often. Actually, hardly ever. Perhaps it’s because I didn’t want anyone to know that I was broken? I was … Continue reading

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Just a Hill of (Magic Imaginary) Beans

Yesterday I taught a bunch of five and six year old students a yoga class which I based on Jack and the Beanstalk.  We acted out the entire story, from trading the cow for beans through  Mom giving us an … Continue reading

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Wine on Wednesday

We’re having some people over for dinner tonight.  So after teaching my morning yoga classes I came home to start cooking a big meal. I was frying up the eggplant, braising the meat, making the gravy (your people might call … Continue reading

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