Today is the Summer Solstice and I have decided to do a summer Project: 94 day of Yoga. Here is the video I took after completing 108 Suns at the studio this evening.
I designed my summer this year. Made a plan, carried it out, and it worked! Summer slowed down and I saw every moment of it.
Here's how summer usually goes. "Oh, the phlox are in bloom! Summer, finally! Yay." Next comes a flurry of manic activity: Clean the garage. Mow the grass. Have a yard sale? Yes? No? Have visitors. Go visiting. Go to Farmer's Market. Plant stuff. Eat outside. Beer. Wine. 4th of July. Then suddenly...drums. And trumpets. The … Continue reading Slow Down, Summer!
The journey back is difficult. Most of the summer I was silent here, but living loud in my life: traveling to Portland and the beach, teaching my beautiful students, playing with plants, riding bicycles, reading big books, cooking, grilling, eating, drinking, talking and laughing. The other day I was clicking through my photos and the … Continue reading The Journey Back
This has been a spectacular summer. Really. This has been the kind of summer I remember from kid-hood: long strings of sunny, followed by soft nights of starry. Then a day of sprinkly little rains, followed by a touch of hot-hot-hot, with a dollop of humid on top. Then a big soaking rain, with an … Continue reading Summer love
Yesterday I taught my 6 AM yoga class, lifted weights with Tim at the gym, spent an hour with Holosync. Then I took a 30 minute killer Spin class with Amy, ate lunch, did some housework while listening to the This American Life podcast, showered, and taught my 5:30 yoga class. This morning I put … Continue reading Walking the Yard