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A Mother’s Day Wish  

It’s Mother’s Day. The day that we honor our mothers, as we should. I feel it in all directions – I am a mother, a daughter whose mother passed away ten months ago, and a teacher who had to think … Continue reading

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I Don’t Miss My Mother

My mother passed away less than two months ago, on July 16th, after three years of illness. I spent a good deal of time with her through her decline. It was difficult sometimes to see her wasting away, to help … Continue reading

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A-Z, A Writing Exercise

So, interestingly enough, a recent heartbreak/breakup has inspired me to start writing more. Everything can become a story, and in this way we can process deep pain and turn it into art. As writers, we store away story ideas and … Continue reading

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HOW TO AVOID GETTING HURT IN A ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP

You can’t. The end. Just kidding! I’ve been puzzling through this lately, as I have recently fallen in love again. Or perhaps for the first time. Every time is different; every time feels new. I’m equal parts ecstatic and terrified. … Continue reading

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THE BLOG I ALMOST WROTE…

  This is not the blog I wrote this morning.  I scrapped that one.  It started like this: “Did you ever have one of those days?  I recently found out that the guy I had a 5-year relationship with (a … Continue reading

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Couple-Wupples…

Recently someone posted a picture on my Facebook wall:  “I’m not single.  I’m in a relationship with freedom!” Ha-ha-ha, yeah baby. You tell ‘em! (Choking back a sad mournful whimper) It’s time for me to admit that I’m not as … Continue reading

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Are Yoga Teachers Better in Bed?

(Originally published in elephant journal:  http://www.elephantjournal.com  under pen name, Alexa Maxwell) Are Yoga Teachers Better in Bed? Yes, yes, oh God yes! And here’s why: • Yoga teachers know the body. They know theirs and they want to know yours. … Continue reading

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