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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.

Spring · Uncategorized

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.

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Spring as we see it.

Outside, the scent of Jasmine lingers around our doorway, emanating from the vine that creeps up and around the ironwork just in front of our house.  The orchid by the steps now sports three flowers.  All of our hibiscus bushes are in bloom.  Otherworldly dragonflies glide through the air as the sun casts its light on their iridescent bodies and paper-thin… Continue reading Spring as we see it.

Uncategorized · Winter

As the weather turns warm, thoughts on yoga and food.

I’m craving Indian food, wilted greens, avocados, lentils, creamy butternut squash, green hummus, steamy bowlfuls of brown rice, baby Bok Choy, hot milky turmeric drinks, blistered tomatoes over dark toast, the scent of cinnamon, ginger, and cardamom.  As the season nears its end and the weather, at least in Florida, turns breezy and warm, I yearn for… Continue reading As the weather turns warm, thoughts on yoga and food.