Ron, a short story

“Every time I leave your yoga class I have to adjust my rear view mirror because I’m two inches taller,” Ron said to me as he left my 9am Monday morning class. I first met Ron when I was subbing for another teacher in the Yoga Basics Class. Ron came up to me after that […]

Collard Green Pesto

Here it is folks, Shinay’s recipe. (Even my husband likes this one!) Ingredients: 1 bunch collard greens 1 bunch basil 1 cup sunflower seeds 1/2-1 cup olive oil 1-3 cloves garlic juice from 1 lemon salt + pepper to taste water for desired thickness Optional/Additional: stone ground mustard wild weeds! (thistle, tumble weed, dandelions) yes, […]

On Pilgrimage

I sit with her outside the coffee house, telling her my story of loosing my backpack in India, which included my journal for the book I’m working on. And then upon returning, loosing the 25-page document again recounting my journey this time from memory instead of notes. I could hear my own self-pity and sadness […]

From January 1, 2014

 Inspired by “The Importance of Saying F*ck It” by Natasha Blank Thank you Natasha for reminding me that I don’t need to wait until I have “time” and “space” to dance. I don’t need a cushion to meditate, or hiking boots to be outside. The things in my life are secondary to the heart—it’s unsightly […]