Birthday Wishes

Hello and Happy Monday,  What a weekend! We celebrated Michael’s 13th birthday all weekend long. I’m pretty sure he will remember this one for a long time.  Today I am celebrating my own birthday. I taught yoga this morning, which is one of my...

What Are You Carrying?

Hello and Happy Monday,  I have a lot on my mind today. School starts tomorrow for Michael and Melissa. 7th and 5th grades. It will be Michael’s real experience with middle school, including lockers, changing for gym class, and all the other things that go...

My Way, Your Way, The Right Way

Hello and Happy Monday,  Let me just start with training a puppy is HARD! It’s opened many opportunities for me and Joe have to have conversations about expectations, ideas on how to train, and it has exposed our different beliefs on how we feel we should...

Pain is Inevitable

Hello and Happy Monday,  The Buddhists believe that pain is inevitable but suffering is optional. I’m sure you have heard that before. The yogis believe that too. In fact last week I was teaching the meaning of the aum symbol. (the ommmmm you hear or chant...

Keeping Secrets

Hello and Happy Monday,  I have been holding in a secret since June. When Joe and I moved into our home in October 2018, he has consistently been asking for the same thing over and over. And my answer has, until May of this year, I’m not ready.  Let me...