I spent a lot of time yesterday planning. I love to plan. I take out the calendar, set goals and deadlines, write them down, and usually don’t execute. This time though, I am going to execute. I have to break this long streak of not finishing. I found myself talking to myself in the kitchen … Continue reading Mental Malware
When I started this blog I had a clear intention for it. I was going to report on all the things that inspired me in a day. Inspiration Location. It didn't take me long to run dry, and then I had to scrounge around for inspiring things. But even that wasn't too bad, because I … Continue reading Why am I blogging?
Today I spent a lot of time on the phone with a yoga teacher, trying to hash out an accurate description of the class she will teach on Wednesdays in March at MSY. It was an exciting creative process that I was even aware of as it was happening and I actually pulled out of … Continue reading Building an amplified community
Today did not go AT ALL the way I thought it would. I walked into the gym expecting an hour of sit-ups, pull-ups, squats and other torture at the hands of my handsome and wise trainer, but instead found myself in deep dialogue. Today we worked out together. Today's workout was to understand and articulate. … Continue reading Grappling
I woke up in my own bed this morning after a week at the beach, wondering: What is a vacation, really? Is it breaking the habitual patterns, and living pattern-less for a while? (I almost wrote: Living a more "natural" pattern.) Maybe. Let me just explore it here for a bit. I consider myself very … Continue reading A Whimsical Vacation
Last Saturday, which was during 4th of July weekend, G and I went up to Ithaca to have our navels pierced. Yeah. I know. It seems weird, and unprovoked, but what the hay. . We had been talking about it for awhile, and were feeling all 4th of July-y and badass, so we decided what … Continue reading Body Modification
So. I would like to start today's post by noting that I feel awake and alert even though I am not fully rested. Because even though I got to bed at a reasonable hour (9:15) I wound up reading until almost 10. That meant that this morning's 4:30 Zen Birds were not a welcome sound, … Continue reading You’re the One