baby steps

I hope that everyone who told me since I started this blog in 2005 that I should write a book will buy it when it comes out.  Y’all, put your money where your mouths are! OK, it’s not published yet but I am taking baby steps. I wish I had a $1 for every email…

are you faking it ’til you make it?

Below is a question that was asked in a Facebook yoga group I belong to.  As a teacher who is persona non grata in my local “yoga community”, it was an important question.  My answer to the teacher’s question is below it. “I’m wondering how people experience and process professional jealousy. It seems to be…

a note from the Universe

“The real sky is (knowing) that samsara and nirvana are merely an illusory display.” —Mipham Rinpoche, Quintessential Instructions of Mind I have written more than a few times about the emails from the Universe….yes, the Universe sends me an email everyday and sometimes they are so right-on that it makes the hair on my arms…

happy autumn

I know it’s not officially Fall, but the weather here in the Fox River Valley of the Prairie State has been gorgeous. Warm days, cool nights, and while my all-time favorite place to be is near an ocean, I sure do love a Midwestern autumn, or almost autumn. Here are some shots from my gardens…

the rainbow

I usually don’t keep all the forwarded emails I get from people, I read them quickly and click delete. But today this one was a keeper not only for the photo but also for the line “don’t be afraid that your life will end, be afraid that it will never begin.” I have tried to…