no more free lunch

“Emotional labor.” What does that mean to you? On her Facebook page in August Layla Saad said that a “complete stranger just PayPal-ed me a generous amount of money as a way of saying thank you for the emotional labor I put in to writing my open letter to spiritual white women. I’m in shock. And in…

turn out the lights….

…the yoga party is over. well, at least for a while. I have decided to stop blogging for the time being, at least for the summer. I will not say when I will pick up the pen again. I took almost all of 2006 off from blogging, and I think it’s time for a break….

nandri!

Nandri is “thank you” in Tamil and I’m thanking Sindhu for giving me these blog awards. nandri, nandri, nandri, Sindhu! hugs to you, my Indian sister! I think you know how I love Tamil Nadu! Please check out Sindhu’s other blogs, especially Flower Girl’s Rural India and Flowergirl’s Recipes (for all you Indian food lovers.)…

spreading the love

I was overwhelmed when Vanessa of Vanessa:Unplugged! graced me with the “Spread the Love Award.” She said that I (among other bloggers) are “shining examples of bloggers who uplift and inform.” You are too kind, girlfriend! Vanessa also received the award from another blogger and she writes about herself, “as one who started blogging without…

tagged!

This is the second time I’ve been tagged by a blogger. Nate from the Precious Metal Buddhist blog tagged me — check out his blog for Buddhist news, good stuff! The first rule is post the rules so here they are: • Link to the person who tagged you and post the rules on your…