12.Obama’s Speech on Race

“We the people, in order to form a more perfect union.” Two hundred and twenty one years ago, in a hall that still stands across the street, a group of men gathered and, with these simple words, launched America’s improbable experiment in democracy. Farmers and scholars; statesmen and patriots who had traveled across an ocean ...


5. Love on a Saturday

I love that I have cool yoga friends I love that I am home and petting my kittyWell, it’s not my kitty, but he’ my buddyI love that it is sunnyI love that my layers have grown out enough that I can braid my hair againI love that I jsut taught a yoga class and ...


My first chakra workshop

This idea has been perculating for a long time.See more progress on: create flyers and brochures for my workshops and reiki and yoga and the Amazon Herb Company


one of my poems published in NIght Train

magazine!http://www.nighttrainmagazine.com/contents/troy_8_1.phpSee more progress on: put out a book of poetry


4. LOve Today

I love that I slept for more than 8 Hours last night (or at least spent 8 hours in bed)I love that today is FridayI love yoga, birds, ravensI love the way ravens talk, they have major conversations all day longI love the blue black of raven’s feathers and how they hover in the air ...


3. Love

I love that I am probably going to be asleep tonight before 10 pm. i love that i am going to be teaching yoga on Saturday—even though I am a little bit nervous about it.I love that I can list what I Love.I love my roommates, I love their catsI love RandyI love that I ...


8. Lorna Dee

Poem for the Fifth Anniversary (And one year after you) I’m hearing surf in the traffic, a constant that reminds me of you. A single passing in the dark madrugada, this stillness dripping city before the gunnings and get aways resume. I caught you in the updraft, uplifted. Can’t say, let down. While all around, ...


Love on Day 2

I love that I am not at work right now I love th esunsetI love fresh air, flowers, warmthI love RandyI love having such good friends that I can laugh and smile and talk philosophically for hours at a timeI love that I am going to be teaching my first yoga class in a long ...


so sleepy

Am dog-sitting for a friend—was the first night last night, barely slept last. What a difficult day I had. I’m so tired!Two beagles.Solidifying my decision not to have children.See more progress on: sleep at least 7 hours a night


Day 7 – Mantra break

Took my small mantra beads with me to work. Walked to the courthouse at lunch to file a “No Reponse Default” for my divorce. On the way there I did my mantra and enjoyed a pleasant sunny day. I was pretty hungry, but decided to take care of business first. It’s about a 15 or ...

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