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Surfing Not the Web

The world is speeding up. With the Internet Age and all its latest innovations, we’ve kissed good-bye the dallying days of dial-up (thank god), snail... (read more)
On Losing Myself (in a Sea of Yoga)

On Losing Myself (in a Sea of Yoga)

Over the weekend, I read some of my book to two trusted friends, both of whom have been in my life for more than a... (read more)
Be Light. Feel Light. A Homegrown Yoga Lesson on Cape Cod.

Be Light. Feel Light. A Homegrown Yoga Lesson on Cape Cod.

When I first started doing yoga at the age of 16 in my hometown on Cape Cod, there were no yoga studios.  They didn’t exist... (read more)
Schooled by Mother Nature

Schooled by Mother Nature

‘Tis the season of getting schooled by Mother Nature… Take Saturday night, for example.  I arrived home from a delightfully kooky vegan Friendsgiving with yoga... (read more)
Thich Nhat Hanh in Boston; Mindfulness Makes Way for Love

Thich Nhat Hanh in Boston; Mindfulness Makes Way for Love

The first time I was exposed to well-known Buddhist monk, peace activist, and author Thich Nhat Hanh, who visited Boston over the weekend, was when... (read more)
The Yoga and Non-Yoga Books in my Library Now

The Yoga and Non-Yoga Books in my Library Now

Yoga is great for stretching.  If you do it enough, you can touch your toes and improve your parallel parking skills by twisting to see... (read more)
Hey, Birthday. Let’s Do This.

Hey, Birthday. Let’s Do This.

Today is my birthday, which I love (along with the whole month of August). It’s also Independence Day in India, the Feast of the Assumption... (read more)
Learning to Say F*ck It

Learning to Say F*ck It

I can tell it’s going to be a good day because Priscilla Warner, best-selling co-author of The Faith Club (her new book Learning to Breathe... (read more)
Friend Dating & Competitive Yoga Chicks

Friend Dating & Competitive Yoga Chicks

A few months ago, one of my oldest friends, Alex (we’ve been friends since age 13), set me up on a friend date with Toni... (read more)
Is the Buddha Coming to My Birthday Party? | My Goddaughter Turns 13

Is the Buddha Coming to My Birthday Party? | My Goddaughter Turns 13

I could hear the shrieking of five-year-olds in the bouncy fortress from the driveway as I arrived at my goddaughter’s birthday.  When they saw me,... (read more)
The Weekend: Dance Parties, Naked Bike Brigades, & Your Brain

The Weekend: Dance Parties, Naked Bike Brigades, & Your Brain

In a single weekend, I walked through a dance party in the streets and watched an entire brigade of buck naked people on bicycles pedal... (read more)
Meditation & Running Gathering on Boston Common Last Night

Meditation & Running Gathering on Boston Common Last Night

Last night, a group of us got together to meditate and run on Boston Common. I taught a brief meditation, while Dan Fitzgerald, co-owner of... (read more)
My Thoughts About Boston: Now What?

My Thoughts About Boston: Now What?

If you know me, you know that I love the Boston Marathon. I ran it in 2009.  I cheer myself hoarse and crazy as a... (read more)
Talking Shop with Tim Ritchie Before Race Day

Talking Shop with Tim Ritchie Before Race Day

Now, that we’ve covered the real reason why Ryan Hall and Meb Keflezighi dropped out of the Boston Marathon on Monday (they’re scared of Tim... (read more)
Unroll Asia Yoga Tour: The Beginning

Unroll Asia Yoga Tour: The Beginning

13 years ago I visited Hong Kong as part of a semester abroad program during my junior year of college… 13 days ago I went back.... (read more)
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