The Food, Oh the Food!

The Food, Oh the Food!

I’m not a vegetarian or vegan nor do I have plans to be one, though we have some history with vegetarianism. We read a book in the early 90’s, Diet for a New America, and it had a diet altering impact on us and we stopped eating meat for a couple of years...

The Sanctuary at Two Rivers for Yoga Teacher Training

The Sanctuary at Two Rivers for Yoga Teacher Training

While exploring Yoga Teacher Training options and looking at the Sanctuary at Two Rivers website, I tried repeatedly to map it on Google. I was unsuccessful and that is probably when I knew that this was the place I wanted to be. From the Sanctuary’s...

Disconnecting

Disconnecting

“Often I feel I go to some distant region of the world to be reminded of who I really am.” Michael Creighton And so it is with me. Life gets busy, running here to there, doing this, doing that, piling more on my plate, saying yes to more and more until...

Therapy in a Graveyard

Therapy in a Graveyard

I needed to hit the refresh button. The last couple of weeks have been really hard and in the midst of it I knew I needed something more drastic than laying on the couch in my own funk. I texted my friend K.:“are you free in 2 weeks? Can I come visit? I...

It Will Never be Enough; It’s Always Enough

It Will Never be Enough; It’s Always Enough

I have strong feelings that would seem to contradict each other: I’m not doing enough and I’m doing too much. I’m moved and touched and inspired by blogs and stories of caregivers and children of parents with dementia and all they do for them. “I visited...

Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday

The day before Easter. I had a hiking date with a friend today and we hiked and talked and encouraged and enjoyed the gorgeous weather and scenery while the hiking kicked my butt. After we parted, I saw mom had called and The Villas had called. Rather than...