Category Archives: Yoga

More yogic wisdom, now applied to dating.

The sages always remind us that everyone we meet is a teacher. As you can imagine, someone like me might take great issue with this sort of sentiment. However, as with so many of these (not so) petty annoyances in … Continue reading

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Hello Summer Solstice ~ I’ve been waiting for you.

Did I mention I had a particularly¬†shitty trying spring? Yeah, I sort of figured I had made that clear. The real conundrum is that there are no apparent reasons that this should have been true. In logical and rational terms … Continue reading

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The story of a girl…

Somewhere in here is a story. Somewhere everywhere is a story. Frenchie told me I should write a book. Why, I asked, You would hate it. I know, she said back, But you are always writing, you should do something … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

It seems impossible to believe that 2010 has come to an end. I remember Gust Proutsos, back in my first year at Procter Hug High School in Reno, told me that I was going to be absolutely blown away at … Continue reading

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Heaven. Heaven is a place.

Oh heaven, heaven is a place, a place where nothing, nothing ever happens. Heaven is a place, a place where nothing, nothing ever happens. I love this song. Always have. And, though I hope I never tortured you by singing … Continue reading

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“I lived in an ashram for a month” – The conclusion of *this* yoga journey

The month of May went by very quickly. I am not sure how it happened to do that as I recall feeling, at various points, that the length of the days was such that I thought they might never end. … Continue reading

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It’s a karmic cycle, yo.

One of the areas of focus in my yoga education for the past month has had to do with karma yoga. While most of us are familiar with karma as a larger concept, (often described as the universal law of … Continue reading

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