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What stand up paddle boarding has taught me.

Saturday afternoon, while hundreds of festivalgoers attended Tampa Bay’s sixth annual VegFest at Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park, we noticed one man stand out from the crowd.  He was, in fact, stand-up paddle boarding along the Hillsborough River, with his stout black dog along for the ride.  I will always remember this sight.  All at once… Continue reading What stand up paddle boarding has taught me.

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Downtown Lakeland in the morning, and Will’s new blog.

Today we spent the early morning hours downtown.  We ambled through Munn Park, threw pennies into a small fountain, and walked along sidewalks, waiting for the shops to open.  Today, being the first Friday of the month, Lakeland will host an event downtown with local vendors, and the shops will stay open late.  I felt… Continue reading Downtown Lakeland in the morning, and Will’s new blog.

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Musings for the week ahead – food, yoga, and meditation.

Sundays and Mondays are usual days of reflection and inspiration for me.  I find the close of one week and the beginning of another the perfect junction for setting intentions and succumbing to daydreams.  I mopped the floors this morning.  Something about the long strokes of the mop settles me, much the same way as… Continue reading Musings for the week ahead – food, yoga, and meditation.