Think About Something Else
November 02, 2015

The holiday season has officially kicked off, and that means we're not only bombarded with marketing messages about special holiday foods, but those tempting treats...

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Come, Yet Again, Come
October 05, 2015

It can be very powerful to recognize the significant difference between "starting over" and "starting fresh." While browsing through some old yoga notes this weekend, I...

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Our Precious Bodies
April 09, 2015

We had some friends over for dinner a few nights ago, and the conversation meandered to a discussion of if, as conventional wisdom holds, "things...

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I Quit The Thing That Defined Me
February 18, 2015

  My pal Molly thinks she's a scaredy-cat, but she's actually bold and daring. On her delightful blog Hey Eleanor, she writes — honestly, eloquently— about...

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Reading Day: The Ultimate Staycation
December 31, 2014

I'm tired. Not the "I stayed up too late last night, so I'm a little droopy" kind of tired. I'm the "please don't make me put...

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The Best Version of Ourselves, 2015
December 30, 2014

The post below was originally published in 2011, and it's been updated each year to reflect where I am in my life and the new...

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I’m Adventure Girl: A Story In Photos
October 28, 2014

Dave and I wrapped ourselves in (cheap) satin capes, dubbed ourselves Big Man and Adventure Girl (!), and went for an epic walk in the...

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Russian House Bday: A Story In Photos
May 02, 2014

We celebrated my May 1 birthday (and International Workers' Day) at the Russian House restaurant with some of my favorite people. Once upon a time......

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My New Tattoo: Story In Photos
May 14, 2013

May 1 was my birthday, and I celebrated the way any mature, responsible, 45-year-old woman might: I decided to get a new tattoo while on...

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The Egg Foo Yong Story
April 20, 2013

A few months ago, I had the great pleasure of collaborating with Nom Nom Paleo on a magazine piece about egg foo yong. The magazine...

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2012: My Year In Books (Fiction)
January 15, 2013

It's just as important that we feed our minds as it is to feed our bodies, and I like tucking into a book almost as...

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Nothing Matters. Everything Matters.
December 18, 2012

I'm part of a casual writing group that meets once a month to share our writings on a particular topic. A few months ago, our...

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