My Latest Video for Runner’s World

My Latest Video for Runner’s World

Being self-employed can be a solitary type of existence.  Ditto being a writer, which is well-documented and why so many of the great ones are... (read more)
Salt of the Earth

Salt of the Earth

I’m a bit of a sucker for old expressions, and salt of the earth is one of my favorites. English is my mother’s second language.  Ditto... (read more)
This is For You, Alissa Bigelow.

This is For You, Alissa Bigelow.

A bright light has gone out. These words are used in the movie Shakespeare in Love, a riff on a famous line in Shakespeare’s play, Othello.... (read more)
Teaching Yoga at Fenway Park: That Happened.

Teaching Yoga at Fenway Park: That Happened.

Two weeks have passed since I taught the first-ever yoga class at Fenway Park, and I still have to remind myself: That Happened. There’s a... (read more)
Keep Swimming

Keep Swimming

My friend, Priscilla Warner, once said of finding her true love, Jimmy, that it was like “two fish swimming toward the light” when they met.... (read more)
Big Week & Only Wednesday: Teaching at Fenway Park, Seeing a Marathon Hero, & Launching Runner’s World Video

Big Week & Only Wednesday: Teaching at Fenway Park, Seeing a Marathon Hero, & Launching Runner’s World Video

Wow. This week has been packed with excitement and firsts, and it’s only Wednesday.  On Monday night, I taught the first ever yoga class at... (read more)
Weekend Bliss

Weekend Bliss

“It’s about following your bliss, losing it, and finding it again.” -Natalie Chapman Last weekend, I went surfing for the first time (in the freezing... (read more)
My Half-Assed Meditation

My Half-Assed Meditation

My morning meditation was fairly half-assed.  I didn’t ride my bike at sunrise to my preferred Buddhist center in Cambridge, over the Mass Ave. bridge... (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)
Road Trip to Runner’s World & VIA Marathon (PHOTOS!)

Road Trip to Runner’s World & VIA Marathon (PHOTOS!)

It’s absurdly cliche to ask, but is time accelerating?  The older I get, the more I think so.  Take this week, for example.  One moment,... (read more)
Dude, Where’s My Car?

Dude, Where’s My Car?

My apologies for a quiet week of blogging.  I’m closing in on my book deadline, or, rather, my book deadline is closing in on me,... (read more)
The Best & Worst Advice I Ever Got in College About Work

The Best & Worst Advice I Ever Got in College About Work

Labor Day Weekend in Boston means two things.  Most working people with the day off flee, emptying the streets, taking to the highways, and soaking... (read more)
All in a Day’s Disturbances

All in a Day’s Disturbances

Yesterday, I made two disturbing discoveries.  One: I was living with a mouse.  Specifically, this unwanted house guest ravaged one of my cabinets in a... (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)
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