Tag Archives: freedom

Welcome Home

All my life I’ve been traveling.  I was born in Maine and at one and a half, moved to Beirut, Lebanon.  Another country, another culture, another climate.  At four, in the middle of winter, my mother and I left the … Continue reading

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Road School 2017

This Spring, my son announced that he had two life goals: quitting school and living in a van.  His love of learning has been with him from infancy, but ever since 6th grade, he’s slowly and progressively been losing interest … Continue reading

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12 Do’s (and Don’ts!) Supporting a Friend Through Surgery

or… What I Learned Last Week Through Trial and Error I spent a chunk of last week caring for my dear friend Barbara after she had surgery.  I have never had surgery and really had no idea what to expect.  … Continue reading

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Go With The Flow…

Udaipur, November 2015. Traveling in Udaipur. Early morning breakfast. Nice looking man nods good morning and asks waiter for coffee “now”. Soon he is talking to the two men eating breakfast with their baby. A conversation starts up and the … Continue reading

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Into the Mystic

My husband shared an article with me about a whale “Varvara” who journeyed from Russia to Mexico and back again on a completely new migratory path – solo – setting a record for the longest migration ever for a mammal. What … Continue reading

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Lonely Hearts Club Band

Last year I wrote a post about how I always go within at this time of year – actually I wrote that 2 weeks ago too – hah.  Well, I guess it’s a theme for me.  But something is starting … Continue reading

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Chakra Series – 2nd Chakra

And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.  – Kahlil Gibran The second chakra is about pleasure, sensuality, touch, sexuality, creativity, fire, passion, life.   Its essence is … Continue reading

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hOMe is where the heart is

I once heard a woman say that as soon as she sat on her yoga mat, she was home.  I will go one step further and say, when I sit and connect to my heart, I am home.  There’s a … Continue reading

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True Confessions – Part 1

Every day I make a ‘to do’ list and I write: “blog post about India.” I usually get everything done on my list, except the blog post.  Why?  Well…I have a secret to share.  I am sharing this with the hope … Continue reading

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Escape to Reality

“Be melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself.” — Rumi Sometimes when a dream dies, it can feel like a death. A death of the self – an idea, a belief, or an identity…or all of the above. Our family has … Continue reading

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