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1 Month Till Publication: Shoveling Epic Snow and “Upping My Meds”

Yesterday marked 1-month till my publication date.  “Pub date” if you enjoy industry-speak.  Which means the next month (especially if the epic snow and traffic... (read more)
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Your Very Own, Super Simple, DIY Yoga Retreat New Year’s Celebration

Some people like to herald the New Year with glittering attire, sparkling champagne, pre fixe menus, party hats, the countdown… the kissing.  And some of... (read more)
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OG Recommends: The Connection Documentary Film

They say you are what you watch.  Actually, I don’t know if anyone says that, but I think it works.  Alicia Florrick is my spirit... (read more)
How can we find quiet and stillness in our lives if even yoga class is noisy?

Dear Yoga Teacher, Please Shut Up!

Recently, I received the following email from a student and friend who shall remain anonymous, about a teacher who shall remain anonymous (I don’t even... (read more)
Remember: just because things feel like they're moving fast, doesn't mean you have to.

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)
Falling Off the Meditation Wagon

Falling Off the Meditation Wagon

By way of a confession, I fell off the meditation wagon around the holidays. Funny visual, isn’t it?  I picture an actual wagon pulled by... (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)
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)
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)
Behind the Scenes: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Visits Boston

Behind the Scenes: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Visits Boston

His Holiness, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama entered the Buddhist monastery at the age of 6.  Years earlier, a search committee identified the then... (read more)
Why I Run

Why I Run

It’s always funny to me when people (often yogis) ask why I run.  Because I don’t think I have an adequate answer.  Does anyone have... (read more)
Things To Skip

Things To Skip

For as long as I can remember, the beach has been a haven, a place where I feel at home. Not in a what are... (read more)
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