Monthly Archives: March 2012

Waiting for the End of the World?

Lately I have been thinking about the difference between wanting and needing. From the basics in life: food, water, simple clothing and shelter, to the more luxurious things like fine food and wine, really cute shoes, and fast internet, I … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Pre-Existing Condition:
June 13, 2010 An innocent question, or so it appears:  “Mom, which of these poems will be easier to analyze?”  My daughter, 17, pushes them across the table for me to read.  The first, by…

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Coffee and Me….

I love coffee, I love tea; I love the java jive and it loves me. The coffee, the tea, the java and me! A cup-a cup-a cup-a cup-a, coffee….” This is a song my mom used to sing sometimes; apparently … Continue reading

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Reflections on Aging (or This is Getting Old)

Happy birthday to me, feliz cumpeanos a mi!  I love the birthday greetings I have gotten on Facebook today.  But I have noticed a trend:  some of the men have wished me happy twenty five, happy thirty nine… wink, wink.  … Continue reading

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Animal Love – the Musings of a (Soon to Be) Vegetarian

Note: This was previously published in Elephantjournal when I wrote it last fall. I have officially begun the change-over now to veggie girl! >> Here is the wonderful part about being human: you can choose. Almost anything! You can choose … Continue reading

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Dancing and Embracing my Tears

Today I cried. I was in a stretching class. There were three participants and the teacher. I’m in Chile, and everybody speaks Spanish, so I keep my ears attuned to catch the words, especially straining to hear over the music … Continue reading

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Five Reasons I Want to be a Yoga Teacher

People don’t believe me when I say I’m shy. I seem to be an outgoing sort, and eight years semi-clad on a stage in Times Square certainly does not indicate a reserved little wallflower. Yet, inside I’m insecure, hesitant, scared. … Continue reading

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