Monthly Archives: March 2012

DAY 88: MARCH MADNESS UNHINGED AND BROKEN OPEN!

I began this month with the idea and the hope that I would be completely transformed by my encounters and engagements with the many people, places and things in my daily life that sometimes magically appear, and oftentimes emerge out … Continue reading

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DAY 87: BELIEVING THE IMPOSSIBLE TO BE POSSIBLE…..

Beautiful Hannah There really is something to be said for forward progress and a positive attitude. I know it sounds kind of hokey and almost old-fashioned but the philosophy has served me well through my intrepid trek out of the … Continue reading

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DAY 86: HOW DOES SOMETHING LIKE THIS HAPPEN?

G and I are hanging out on my cruise liner of a bed watching one of the most inane South Park’s I have ever seen, and I am once again struck by how utterly sublime this moment is in my … Continue reading

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DAY 85: STRAIGHT NO CHASER: TOUGH LOVING MYSELF!

Obvious musical accompaniment: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwfA59_6RFM When my thoughts are absolute B.S., which they have been today, and my ego is desperate to run the show, I go back to the basics: 1. Post 38: PATIENCE!‎ 2. Work gratitude. 3. Stay with … Continue reading

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DAY 84: ENCOUNTERING THE UNEXPECTED: DUCT TAPE SHOES!

My sister Karen and I are close, sometimes in spite of ourselves. We are less than two years apart in age. I always like to say, to myself,  “she is slightly younger and I am slightly wiser.” She vehemently disagrees, … Continue reading

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DAY 83: SUSAN”S ISLAND

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfSLuEj99d0 When I was a lot younger than I am now, I was obsessed with the T.V. show Gilligan’s Island. If truth be told, I wanted to be Ginger (the movie star) and do the Professor (the handsome one) and … Continue reading

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DAY 82: HEART-MELT SMACKDOWN!

I don’t think it’s an understatement to declare, when I’m just 9 months shy of 50, that my heart has taken it’s fair share of beatings. In the yoga world the imprints left by these negative experiences are called samskaras. … Continue reading

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DAY 81: RIFFING ABOUT RESTING AND NOT REALLY REACHING A RESOLUTION……..

I have been focused on resting for a while now, what it means, how I do it, or more importantly, don’t do it, and how I can begin to incorporate more rest into my life. I’m not talking about sleep, … Continue reading

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DAY 80: STICKING TO MY GUNS WITHOUT USING THEM!

In my yoga classes there is a pose, uttkatasana (chair pose), that some of my loyal students have hilariously  dubbed the guns and ex-husband pose. It’s a challenging pose that works the entire body in opposite directions and can evoke a … Continue reading

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DAY 79: HAPPY!

I am! My heart speaks so simply tonight. Much gratitude to all of you!

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