Change the way you look at things

I’m moving across the floor in Nia class and finding myself becoming more and more annoyed with the woman dancing in front of me. The room is packed—it’s a farewell class for one of our dear members who’s moving out of state—yet the woman I’m watching seems oblivious to this. Twirling, spinning and flailing –she’s claiming space […]



Sippy Cups for Everyone!!

I’m moving across the floor inNia class and finding myself becoming more and more annoyed with the woman dancing in front of me.   The room is packed—it’s a farewell class for one of our dear members who’s moving out of state—yet the woman I’m watching seems oblivious to this. Twirling, spinning and flailing –she’s claiming space […]



Summer of …..?

I attended a beautiful intimate dinner on Friday evening hosted by a dear friend/mentor/sister. The theme of the gathering: nourishment. She invited a few close friends who deeply nurtured and nourished her to her gorgeous Mexico-inspired, art-filled home in downtown Austin. We dined on an amazing green curry with fish, basmati rice, green goddess salad […]



Peace in the Eye of the Storm

Happy 2008 (have you noticed all the “2008 is going to be great” bumper stickers everywhere?! …I’m hoping this group intention will affect us all very positively!). I got two doses of black eyes peas yesterday (one veggie style with lots of cumin-yum–and one with a ham hock, really flavorful). I love this tradition and […]