This was our word of the day. We put it into play as we entered some poses twice, pausing after the first time to consider what we might change. I did come to realize that you never enter the exact same pose twice. It is also true that I focused on my yoga more than… Continue reading Reflect
Yoga was directed by the word allow. My instructor said this had to do with allowing one’s body to move into new positions and to allow for possibility. My immediate response was that my week had much to do with resistance. As I spent time on my mat, I thought about this disconnect. I participated… Continue reading Allow?
I just finished reading a book with an interesting page set up. Some of the top edges were not cut as usual. Those pages were stuck together. As I read and separated pages, I thought about how people used to always have to do that on a first pass through a book. And I… Continue reading Connections
This is an opera composed by Tchaikovsky. Apparently the story is based on a lengthy poem by Pushkin. I watched this as an HD re-broadcast last night. There were 6 of us in our theater. The rest of you missed a wonderful production or maybe you were at another theater (or saw it either live… Continue reading Eugene Onegin
My book group read The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck for our January meeting. The story is compelling, particularly when thinking about how people experience situations not of their making. I last read it in high school (thank you Mr Lowe for introducing me to so many wonderful books by American authors), my experience was… Continue reading Grapes of Wrath and So Much More
Yesterday I observed a folded piece of paper on the floor of the bathroom at a KumNGo (which is a gas station/convenience store located along interstate highways). This piece of paper had your full name, carefully written in block letters, and a phone number. Nathan, I don’t know why your name and phone number were… Continue reading Sorry Nathan
I recently got a new computer. This is not fun, especially as it always involves locating and installing everything I like to use. Luckily my hard drive remained intact so my documents and pictures are all available for copying and pasting. However, programs are another matter. I use Quicken to manage checking accounts, this… Continue reading While Looking For Something Else