Archive for August, 2011



What does yoga have to offer?

Published on August 30, 2011

http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/yogaintl/2011fall/index.php?startid=16 If you have been reading this blog or studying yoga, you know that yoga is not just a physical practice. More and more the physical, emotional and spiritual effects of yoga have been under the scrutiny of researchers. This is wonderful,because we here in the West seem to need the validation of science in […]


The Coming of Change

Published on August 25, 2011

I know its a little early to be thinking about Fall, but I always do about this time in August. Summer, albeit a nice one, begins to wear on me. I start watching the plants for subtle indicators of the change. Some plants seem totally oblivious. Others are showing leave drop and slight color changes. […]


Why do you practice yoga?

Published on August 16, 2011

It’s been awhile since I threw this question out on the blog. I think it is a good one to re-visit now and then. While a very straight-forward question, it can cause one to stop and remember what the practice felt like when you first started vs. how it feels to you now. Have you […]


Whoop dee doo! Anne is 82!

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This past weekend Anne celebrated her 82nd birthday! There was a luncheon in her honor, cupcakes and her very own Furby. Furby is a talking toy that has 800 spontaneous sayings. It responds to touch. Anne loves this as she is by nature, a talker. It will provide her with animated companionship! The second biggest […]


Our “dog days of summer” this year are delightful!

Published on August 9, 2011

Living in Central California since 1979, I have come to expect and tolerate hot summers. Just a part of life here, like the winter Tule fog, after a time you just adjust. Living with and in nature, I have worked on living seasonally. This year has been different as the season of summer has been […]


Deep Listening

Published on August 2, 2011

Do you spend a great deal of your day listening? Maybe it is a part of your job, maybe you have small children (or big children!), a spouse/partner that requires your focused attention and active listening skills. Is listening to others a skill you have cultivated? Perhaps it is time to add your listening skill […]