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Ghost Pigs

Before I left CO, I was directed by a friend to the Valley of the Gods┬árecreation area in Utah. It’s located West of Bluff, UT, a few miles before reaching Mexican Hat, UT. She said it was just like Monument Valley, but without all the crowds and you can camp… Read On

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On Sabbatical

(Reprinted from The Joy Center blog, third in a series of Letting Go.) Back last Autumn, my first yoga teacher and I had a wonderful discussion about teaching, the┬áins & outs of it, the self-care needed, etc. At that time, she explained why she needed to take 2-6 weeks for… Read On

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City vs Country, Part 2

The Calvary has arrived. No mice sightings since this big black & white furry fellow leapt into our home & our hearts, to our rescue. The first night here, he nearly had a mouse. He’s a hungry hunter, just how we like it! Other than furry rodent killers, I’ve been… Read On

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City vs Country, Part 1

Moving to Montrose has been interesting. I wasn’t sure I’d be staying for long, but after the Denali trip fell apart, it turns out I’ll stay for sure til next summer, when I hope to get back on the road for The SpokenCoast Project again. Meanwhile, I’m adjusting to life… Read On

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Things I’ve Learned From Self-Employment: Part III

November’s been a whirlwind & a half. A mercury retrograde started on November 4th, and although I normally don’t get affected by those things, this time it whooped my behind. Me, Me, Me While “me, me, me” is a great vocal warmup, it’s not a great philosophy for conducting one’s… Read On

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Things I’ve Learned From Self Employment: Part 2

Not everything works out the way you want it to, hoped it would, or planned for. In fact, it hardly ever does. Over the last weeks, I’ve learned a lot about what does/doesn’t work in a yoga class. I’ve learned about what types of places do/don’t work out for a… Read On

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Things I’ve Learned From Self-Employment: Part 1

As my dear friend & author Peter Darling celebrates his 10th year at Microsoft, I teeter on the brink of completing my 2nd full month of self-employment. What a short, strange trip it’s been… Self-care I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: self-care is the cornerstone to my… Read On

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CAMPAIGN FOR CORTNEY – 2012

In 2011, my friend Cortney Malinowski’s life changed when she partnered with Cross-Cultural Solutions for a volunteer trip to Guatamala. CCS placed Cortney with developmental disabled orphans in Guatamala City. She was so touched by the tremendous gift of giving to others’ in need, she decided to volunteer again with… Read On

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My New Life: Yoga Instructor

It’s taken 6 weeks to write this post. My nerves were high, my fear great. Somehow, I thought the friends & family who knew me from the corporate world, would think less of me when I told them about my new life. Somehow, I felt judgement before the judgement was… Read On

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Master Cleanse Day 7/8: The Last (Liquid) Supper

Just a quick update to share all my learnings & discoveries while on this cleanse. I may have more tomorrow. Did some yoga this morning, and really felt great! I had the energy, and the presence of mind. My legs, specifically my thighs, and hips & butt area, all just… Read On

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