Tag 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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A Freudian foxhole, I am sure.

Oh, the streets of Rome are filled with rubble Ancient footprints are everywhere I woke this morning to two late night texts from two different people vaguely suggesting the same thing, the bright smell of a Bay Area autumn, clear … Continue reading

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A knee situation: not how I wanted to spend my summer vacation.

There are some unavoidable realities in our lives, the little and relatively short and inconsequential lives, of human beings. Of these, one that seems to consume so many – to the depths of mania – is aging. I joke, often, … 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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Some things I know I’m going to miss about Hong Kong

Cheap utilities including phone service – remember that year we all got our electricity subsidized? That was cool. [Seems fair anyhow since our little island provides HK with ALL its power.] Everywhere you might want to travel seems to be … 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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Durga Rocks: A field trip

We took a little field trip from the ashram in our last week and headed out to the Durga Hills overlooking the border between Karntaka and Tamil Nadu. We were told to assemble at our regular time (5 a.m.) and … 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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