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Turkish Embassy
Friday, September 23, 2011      5 comments

What a weekend this has been so far and it is only Friday evening. My DH was a volunteer in the Peace Corps in Turkey in the late 1960's. In fact in the 8 years that the Peace Corps served in Turkey over 1200 volunteers were in country. This ... Read more
An article I want to submit to Yoga Journal
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      10 comments

The Joy of Kids and Yoga There they are. Eight three year olds looking at me, wide-eyed, wiggly and wondering. Iím feeling pretty much the same. I promised the studio owner who got this contract with the a major business day care that I ... Read more
Two fascinating and inspiring articles
Monday, September 12, 2011      4 comments

This article is about how we are connected heart to heart.
nfolding.html This is the beginning of the second article: I rarely feel a desire to teach other people h... Read more
Awesome new phone app for exercise
Monday, September 05, 2011      3 comments

This wonderful web site is so full of great information. I love reading about health issues, health news. One of my favorite areas is one the is written by members: Secrets of Success. The other day when browsing through the "secrets" I found... Read more
Spark has great resources
Thursday, September 01, 2011      7 comments

Each day I read one of the articles in the Health A-Z section of Spark. I was just being random about it, then I read someone's suggestions to go through A-Z. I am now on S's, Yesterday I read the articles about Sjogren's syndrome. It was in... Read more
Soup without a recipe(Excuse to use new immersion blender)
Saturday, August 27, 2011      5 comments

We joined a CSA (community supported agriculture) and have been trying lots of new vegetables. This week we had crook neck squash, zucchini, small onions, red peppers, jalepeno peppers, garlic among other things. I looked through a variety of ... Read more
A Perfect Summer Day
Saturday, August 20, 2011      7 comments

Earlier this week a good friend and I planned to go on a bike ride this week. There is a new ride that is gorgeous... each of us had been on parts of it, but neither on the whole thing. We were going to start int he morning, but there was a ch... Read more
Gut, Heart and Mind in confusion
Monday, August 08, 2011      5 comments

I have recently become very interested in meditation. Everything I have read about it, heard from serious practitioners and the little I tried myself seemed to be very positive. So tonight I went to a introductory talk about Vedic Meditation. ... Read more
If you love dogs and kids
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      5 comments

My DD sent this link to me and I must admit I teared up a bit as I read it. We have had 5 dogs in our lives... 2 still with us who are getting on in years... both almost 10 --- a Vizula and a German short-hair pointer. They have all met the cr... Read more
Weekend with Family and Laughter
Monday, August 01, 2011      2 comments

Last week I did a bit of laughter yoga with the senior citizen yoga class I subbed in. After the class, one woman asked me if I grew up in a house with laughter. After a moment's recollection, I answered, "Yes, I did grow up in a home filled w... Read more
Too Tiny????
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      6 comments

You would think after being at goal for as long as I have... 8 years next month that I would be used to the size I am. Well, evidently I am not. First I was always the tallest girl in my class so I saw myself as big even before I became overw... Read more
Inspiration from my yoga kids
Thursday, July 07, 2011      5 comments

This morning I had a dental appointment, not the usual clean and check up, but the next step in the process of getting a dental implant. This is the second time we have tried to place the titanium post that forms the "root" of the implant. Fir... Read more
Intermediate Report on Yoga training
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      7 comments

I am in the midst of a great intensive yoga training course. We have learned some amazing stuff about anatomy and ways of working with people. We spent a considerable amount of time today learning how to asses someone new to yoga and create a ... Read more
108 Sun Salutations: Welcome summer
Tuesday, June 21, 2011      3 comments

Within the yoga community, there is a tradition to celebrate the change of the seasons by doing 108 sun salutations..... a series of 9 poses beginning with standing and ending with standing, each step accompanied by a breath (inhalation or exha... Read more
Mystery sent off
Monday, June 20, 2011      8 comments

When we cleared out my dad's house in 1993, I found several reels of film. I had vague memories of seeing them as a child. Two of the reels were still in boxes with stamps that Eastman Kodak used sending them back.... $.03. I have no idea for... Read more

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