Monthly Archives: May 2012

DAY 138: GOING BOLDLY (WITH YOGA) WHERE NOONE HAS GONE BEFORE!

I’m hanging out on the cruise liner, exhaling pretty deeply, feeling grateful, giddy and gorgeously connected to today’s customers. I had several opportunities during the day to engage with some really unique and committed yogis in the making. My work … Continue reading

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DAY 137: EASY DOES IT!

I’m going to date myself right off the bat: I’m taking it easy inside of my head these days and it’s great. Any time a negative thought comes into my head, I acknowledge it as a thought and then let … Continue reading

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DAY 136: ON BEING VULNERABLE AND BEING MORE THAN O.K. WITH IT!

Right off the bat, of course, I need to upload the brilliant Ted Conference presentation by  Dr. Brene Brown: I am a 49 year old divorced woman who, after a 4 year friend-induced (She was right) moratorium on men began dating … Continue reading

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DAY 135: RELAX DON’T DO IT!

I took a look at my dreams and desires entry from March 19th, and out of a list of 12 solid wishes, presented in the present tense, 8 of them had already manifested. It always freaks me out when I … Continue reading

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DAY 134: GRACIOUS REDEMPTIVE ACTION: SOME THOUGHTS ON NOT KNOWING WHAT TO DO NEXT…

I have the dubious distinction of being a person who, most of the time, acts and sounds like I know exactly what I’m doing; and to be honest, in terms of the regular day to day stuff, I’m pretty effective. … Continue reading

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DAY 133: TOP 10 THINGS I LEARNED IN HAITI THAT I HADN’T EXPECTED….

Today is the one year anniversary of my Dad’s death. He was a great guy, incandescent, irreplaceable and very sharp, especially where I was concerned. He would have challenged me right off the bat to explain my motives for a … Continue reading

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DAY 132: FINDING OUT WHAT IT FEELS LIKE TO OPEN UP TO THE MAGIC!!

I’ve been lying on the cruise liner for the last four and a half hours, completely spent, worn out, ridiculously over-tired, drawn and quartered; I realize that I have completely and totally done it. Somehow, I have blossomed open in … Continue reading

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DAY 131: RIFFING ON MOTHER’S DAY AND RUNNING ON EMPTY!

My mother wore all yellow today from head to toe. Her shoes were yellow patent leather. Most people wouldn’t be able to pull it off, yet she did it with such distinctive aplomb, I was giddy all over again to know … Continue reading

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DAY 130: HERE’S THE THING: I WAS HANGING OUT WITH SUPER WOMEN!

I realized about seven and a half minutes after meeting everyone on the Mission Trip that I was really the only impractical one in the bunch. I wasn’t scared at all, I knew, and we were still in Newark Airport … Continue reading

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DAY 129: LETTING LIFE MAKE ITS OWN LEMONADE!

Well, I’m almost 3 days out of Haiti, and I’m feeling that familiar hubris kick in whereby I try to force solutions that lead to serenity. My sometimes overactive brain, has been foraging around inside of itself asking: “What’s next, … Continue reading

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