Stella When you walk a dog, you have to take the dog’s walk. It’s only right. If by accident you get a little workout, too, that’s fine, but it should be the dog’s walk. Dogs like to stop and sniff things. For a long time. They check their P-mail at poles, trees, and other important-only-to-them … Continue reading Taking the Dog’s Walk
Author: Kath Thompson
The Weekly Check-In
There’s a blogger I follow who writes under the name of Shutterbean. Www.shutterbean.com She calls herself, “a food stylist and photographer based in the SF Bay area.” Emily turned me on to her. Among other things, she has a list of prompts you can fill in and then use to track certain things month by … Continue reading The Weekly Check-In
How to Slow Time
Dame's Rocket Spring is: Dame’s rockets. Aka: Wild phlox, Mother of the Evening, Summer lilac. I thrill to the sight of great swaths of them. In a meadow. Running up the side of a hill.Carrying armloads of lilacs into the house.The return of all flowers. Daffodils, hyacinth, tulips. The return of warmth.Coffee on the deck in … Continue reading How to Slow Time
I Need Hearing Aids. Ugh.
My experience road testing behind the ear hearing aids.
Falling In Love With Audiobooks Again
Project: 30 Days of Blog Posting I’ve recently started listening to audiobooks again. I downloaded The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams because I needed something to listen to while I deep-cleaned the kitchen. I was caught up on all my podcasts. After six hours of non-stop cleaning and listening, I found myself … Continue reading Falling In Love With Audiobooks Again
The Yoga of Creating Space
Today is Groundhog Day. It’s the day when a hibernating animal sticks its nose out of its hole to assess the situation. Should I go back to sleep? Or do I need to get up and start getting my shit together? Shadow, no shadow, there are always six more weeks of winter, but that’s fine. … Continue reading The Yoga of Creating Space
The Yoga of January is the Yoga of Recommitment
Maybe the reason you stopped practicing in the first place was that YOU changed but your practice didn’t.Kath For many of us, the Yoga of January is the yoga of recommitment. We need to fit our yoga back into our life again. We need to get back to regular practice. We’re falling apart. And what … Continue reading The Yoga of January is the Yoga of Recommitment
How To Age Without Getting Old
How to Age Without Getting Old Aging is inevitable but getting old is a decision. It’s the decision to stop. Stop learning. Stop growing. Stop being curious. Stop wondering. Getting old is getting set in your ways. It’s losing your patience with the world. If you continue to wake up every morning you will age, … Continue reading How To Age Without Getting Old
Think of Something Hard You Accomplished Lately And Give Yourself A Pat On The Back!
Crow about your latest accomplishment!
Thinking About Teaching Yoga “Live” Again
In the last five hundred and twenty days I've been burrowing inside myself, keeping to myself, talking to red dots on cameras, learning video editing, building a website, cultivating relationships with screens.