Having belonged to a cult comes in handy…

Having belonged to a cult comes in handy…

“I just played anomia with my friends and ‘cult leader’ came up and I was the only one who knew one…things come in useful in strange ways.” This was the text I got from my daughter. Anomia is a game where you have to be able to name things that belong in a...
Humbled by yoga yet again

Humbled by yoga yet again

Another yoga practice. Another instructor easing us into wide angle pose. Another chance to be humbled. And humbled again. I’ve been practicing yoga for years and years. I love the strength poses. I shine in those. I can hold myself up in handstand, crow pose, and...
Ask and ye shall receive

Ask and ye shall receive

My mother was here a few days ago, to celebrate my son’s “graduation” from 8th grade. She asked me if I’d seen any yellow birds recently. I told her no. I haven’t seen any, and I miss them. This morning I was driving back from the gym and I realized I was driving and...
This breath is all we have

This breath is all we have

How easy it is for my mind to rush ahead to what’s next and what might happen. And what I have to get done. How easy it is to get caught in too much thinking, and rethinking, and rethinking. This breath is all we have. All I have is right here, right now, right in...