See the Beauty in the Commonplace

Beauty is all around us if we just stop and take the time to really look at what is right in front of us. This image is of an American Coot. Coots are one of the more common birds found throughout much of the US. They are so common that most of us don’t even pause to...

See the Beauty Right Out Your Door

See the Beauty Right Out Your Door Seeing beauty means taking the time to look for it. Many mornings I am at my desk long before sunrise. Often, if I take a moment to look out the window as the dawn arrives, I am witness to spectacular sunrise. This is especially true...

Queen of the Night and Finding Beauty in Harshness

Queen of the Night and Finding Beauty in Harshness

“If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” Vincent Van Gogh I confess, I am a whiner. When it comes to living in Tucson, I’m the first to boast about our weather in March when the rest of the country is experiencing cold and snow and they are...

“Yoga is my Glass of Wine”

“Yoga is my Glass of Wine”

everyBODY has a story Each of us has a story. I have always been fascinated with people’s stories – I find them inspiring and moving. And heartbreaking and frustrating. They give me courage and motivation. I think people’s stories are what connects us to others. And...

“Yoga Made Me Mentally Limber”

“Yoga Made Me Mentally Limber”

Yoga Student Story: EVERYbody has a Story My last student story was about Janelle, one of my students in my chair yoga classes, who at 95 does yoga weekly. This month, I am sharing Christy’s story. When I offered Christy a private yoga session at my house last...

// F O C U S //

// F O C U S //

I’ve had the luxury of having a great deal of flexibility in my schedule this past year, but with a busy fall coming up, I will need to get more focused to ensure I am spending my time on my highest priorities. I am a dabbler, which means I dabble in a lot of...

A Crooked Path

A Crooked Path

““Pursue some path however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.” ~ Henry David Thoreau It’s been one year since I left HP. My path since then has indeed been crooked, but rather than narrow, mine has been wide. And wandering....