The FUN Theory of Exercise!
Two blog entries in one day -- UNHEARD OF! But I LOVE my weekly KarmaTube subscription. And I can't wait until tomorrow to share this week's video which I just received. It's just TOO KEW-EL! I want to go to OdenPlan, Stockholm, Sweden to pl... Read more
5 Weight-Loss Rules to Rethink
It's exasperating to me that achieving and maintaining my optimal weight has to be such a constant challenge, the endeavor of a lifetime, requiring non-stop vigilence. As I enter the latter years of this life, it becomes clearer and clearer tha... Read more
It doesn't have to be
the blue iris, it could be
weeds in a vacant lot, or a few
small stones; just
pay attention, then patch
a few words together... Read more
You're invited to celebrate Unhappy Hour. It's a ceremony that gives you a poetic license to rant and whine and howl and bitch about everything that hurts you and makes you f... Read more
Listening, a crucial and rare skill
Listen to presences inside poems.
Let them take you where they will.
Follow those private hints,
And never leave the premises.
-- Jellaludin Rumi
This is what poet John Fox says about poetry:
"Poetry shows life rather than tell... Read more
Simple Steps to Clean Your Indoor Air
Timely information for me! Perhaps it will be of use to you as well.
Did you know indoor air pollution can actually be more of a problem than outdoor? As the seasons c... Read more
Top 15 Cleansing Foods
On a more positive note now, I love focusing on the foods that have special nourishing qualities. So here goes:
When it comes to cleansing your body of harmful toxins,... Read more
TOP 10 Riskiest Foods (what a distinction!)
This is important information. Though a bit "long in the tooth" I decided this is an appropriate forum in which to share it, so here goes --
What do strawberries and oy... Read more
This one's for you Keith!
I've been seriously missing Keith's presence here in this community. This poem is dedicated to him, whose impassioned cries for justice speak to my soul, just as Michael Hartnett does. It's also true that Keith has chronic insomnia, so on a mo... Read more
Your life...is already perfect!
OK, this poem simply burst into my heart this morning, begging to be shared...and so here it is...in all its outrageousness. Sufi poetry (Hafiz, Rumi, Kabir, etc.) is not for everyone, but oh how it resonates with my heart and soul.
Hafiz ... Read more
"Woe to the bozo who says No to tee hee ho ho and ha ha" indeed! My donkey neighbors and the surfing dog on Baldwin Beach, Maui, know all about it -- I seem to get in touch with it best while in nature too:
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Top Superfoods for Fall
A wonderful article along with special fall foods ideas. Definitely worth the read!
I, for one, love the idea that there are superfoods -- certain edibles that go the extra m... Read more
So strange the way we are larger...
There are so many different kinds of deaths in our lives....
I hope this resonates with some of you. Things are shaken up for me and David Whyte met me where i am this morning.
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Value of fermented foods
Humans have been fermenting foods to aid in digestion for as far back as we can trace. Primarily they were fermented to improve holding and storing properties of foods. The mi... Read more
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let all go dear
OK, I'm on a roll here with Joe, who sends me such amazing poems.
So maybe the relationship of this e.e. cummings piece to my physical wellbeing isn't direct and obvious, but we all know, in our heart of hearts, that the body and the mind ... Read more