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2012 [belated] Race Summary
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      3 comments

Coogan's Salsa, Blues, and Shamrocks 5K: 3/4/2012 - 36:22 New York City Half Marathon: 3/18/2012 - 2:45:34 Run for the Parks 4M: 4/22/2012 - 46:55 Japan Run 4M: 5/13/2012 - 45:49 NYRR New York Women's Mini 10K: 6/09/2011 - 1:15:08 CPC... Read more
Presence, and patience
Friday, September 28, 2012      7 comments

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered wit... Read more
Dance like no one is watching
Monday, September 24, 2012      6 comments

I stumbled into a Bollywood-style dance fitness class last year, through a friend's recommendation to just give it a try. I wasn't in a very good place, physically or emotionally, and she just wanted to give me a boost in the right direction. I ... Read more
Thursday, September 20, 2012      9 comments

...and starting to feel like myself again after the ebbs and flows of this eventful year. Feels some kind of good. ... Read more
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      5 comments

Courtesy of my sparkfriend Going-Strong, a thought worth sharing today, as we live our lives, but remember always. Thank you from New York. "No matter how much time passes, no matter what takes place in the interim, there are some things... Read more
Slow and steady...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      9 comments

still gets it done!... Read more
Hang in there...
Thursday, July 05, 2012      4 comments

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Hot time, summer in the city!
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      4 comments

... and my last blog entry was January. It was that kind of spring. Highly eventful and still coming down, but looking to refocus and get my spark back again.... Read more
On beauty...
Sunday, January 01, 2012      12 comments

As I seek to be more grateful in the new year, and more accepting of myself, warts and all--and in turn, more accepting of others--I came across a quote I thought worth sharing. “To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be ac... Read more
Holiday wishes
Sunday, December 25, 2011      2 comments

Peace and good health to all my spark friends! May the season bring much joy to you and yours, and the new year be full of good tidings! ... Read more
Falling on my head to spread my wings
Thursday, December 08, 2011      11 comments

I moved from a Beginners to All Levels class in yoga earlier this week. I didn't know, or hadn't done a few of the poses, but was generally able to keep up and modify as needed, and felt challenged and invigorated throughout the class, until we ... Read more
A plea for mindfulness
Saturday, December 03, 2011      4 comments

As a harried, stressed out, overly self-aware urbanite, today's dharma in yoga class struck a particular chord... “Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant wit... Read more
2011 Race Summary
Friday, December 02, 2011      4 comments

BRCC Valentine's 5K: 2/13/2011 - 37:09 NYRR Al Gordon Classic 4M: 2/26/2011 - 49:18 NYRR Coogan's Salsa, Blues, and Shamrocks 5K: 3/6/2011 - 38:51 NYRR Scotland Run 10K: 4/10/2011 - 1:15:12 NYRR Brooklyn Half-Marathon: 5/21/2011 - 2:... Read more
A thought on gratitude
Thursday, November 24, 2011      2 comments

"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." John Fitzgerald Kennedy ... Read more

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