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What is wealth?
Sunday, June 10, 2012      5 comments

I found this wonderful definition on another site. The poster said a teacher had shared this with the class. Wealth is not only about money. There are 8 parameters of wealth: Inner peace Physical energy Family Professional life ... Read more
Great News from DD
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      9 comments

Our DD began her first "real" job as a lawyer yesterday. In the two years since she graduated from law school, she had been clerking for an appellate court judge of Missouri. She loved the work, the people... however as a "public servant, " sh... Read more
Why we need community
Monday, June 04, 2012      3 comments

Please check out this site. It will help you understand why this community of Spark People makes a difference. Here's one example: 3. Support and belief. Some days those big goals just seem impossible. On those days when you most want to g... Read more
Being Present
Friday, June 01, 2012      3 comments

On Tuesday and Thursday this week, I went to my favorite yoga studio for GSP.... guided self practice. I have learned a sequence developed by James Miller called Adamantine. Sandi, who owns the studio, has studied with James as well. I practi... Read more
Ego and Perfection
Wednesday, May 23, 2012      3 comments

Yoga is important in my life. I practice it daily 5 or 6 days a week and I teach 5 yoga classes a week. I know that yoga is not about perfection but about what your body and mind can attain on any particular time and day. I also know that I n... Read more
Should we eat out????
Monday, May 21, 2012      6 comments
ealthy-meals_ST_U.htm Check out this link about eating out. Please don't let it scare you and convince you that you should not eat out. Instead, look for the ideas tha... Read more
Unique afternoon
Friday, May 18, 2012      5 comments

Our DD made some wonderful friends in law school and has kept in touch with them. One of them lives in our hometown, which happens to be the state capitol. He works at the capitol building and took us on a private tour today. I have been to t... Read more
Geocaching and Coincidences
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      5 comments

My DD is visiting us for two weeks and has come up with some fun things to do. Today I went geocaching for the first time. We had 4 locations, made it to three of them and found one cache. That may not sound like much, but I got to explore a p... Read more
Gardens and Connections
Monday, May 14, 2012      2 comments

Reiman Gardens in Ames, Iowa has a theme each year, this year is "Connection" and it includes a wonderful collection of lego sculptures... here are a few. Bumblebee Lotus... Read more
The Zen of Pooh
Saturday, May 12, 2012      4 comments

“What day is it,?" asked Pooh. "It's today," squeaked Piglet. "My favorite day," said Pooh.” It really is this simple....the zen of being in the moment and loving it.... Read more
Some pics from aerial yoga
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      11 comments

This is the first "pose" getting me used to being supported, but not on the floor. Jacknife- on my side in the sling jacknifing my body. ... Read more
Just One Thing
Monday, May 07, 2012      3 comments

This video is from a book titled Just One Thing... about 52 changes of thinking that can effect your life and your brain.
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Why we shout in anger
Friday, May 04, 2012      3 comments

Ever wonder why we shout in anger and whisper in love? Check out this wonderful story: spiritual-short-stories.
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Best preparation for MRI
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      6 comments

I had my first MRI (for a pesky knee) this evening. Late this afternoon, I did you usual daily yoga routine, showered and got a call that I could come for the test early. The test itself was easy, but I think it was easy because I was so read... Read more
Sigh, a wonderful weekend is over
Monday, April 30, 2012      3 comments

Our team won!!!! The wonderful young men of the Drake University Tennis team won the Missouri Valley Conference title this afternoon when the last point needed was scored by Jonathan in a tie break. Very exciting and pretty soon the entire team.... Read more

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