crash

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crash

I’ve been working towards this point all day – taking care of errands, of business – all with the idea that I would spend a quiet hour writing. My thoughts were (for me) fairly organized and calm. I only got a little frazzled by the summer traffic I hadn’t anticipated. I made it out of the […]

that icky feeling

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that icky feeling

I’ve got that icky feeling. I’m hooked on the weird Rachel Dolezar story and the issue of cultural appropriation. I watched her Today Show interview…that there is some convoluted logic. Then I watched this video by Amandla Stenberg. She’s 16 and made it for her history class. She also starred in The Hunger Games as […]

in the news

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in the news

I’m not in the clearest head space at the moment.  A wee little virus wants to take over my system, it seems. So I will flush it out with gallons of herbal tea, and try to rest. While I’m at it, I will try to rest my mind. Allow it to stay open. Which means […]

too much yoga

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too much yoga

It is kind of funny: the more inspired I am by my yoga practice, the less I feel like talking about it. I just want to get shit done. But I’ve made a goal of writing on my blog everyday, so now writing about yoga counts as getting something done! Ashtanga is said to be […]

why I won’t try harder

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why I won’t try harder

Something not working? Just try harder! That’s the advice our culture seems to offer. Grit and determination are highly valued. You HAVE to try harder to reach your goals, because life is a big competition and you’ve got to fight for everything. I politely decline. I will not try harder. But I will keep trying. For […]

blog every damn day

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blog every damn day

I’ve been wanting to write more. Yet I haven’t. I have lots of ideas I feel like sharing. But I don’t. New ideas pile up on top of the old, and soon I can’t remember what “brilliant” insight I had anyway. There is always so much to do, it seems. Yesterday I was listening to a […]