Crossing Bridges

“Often the thing feared, once crossed, turns out to be an unexpected bridge from which we can see who we were and who we are becoming.”  From the Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo, but first heard by me through Jake. Jake, my yoga instructor/secret therapist, has been gone for a while.  He is in […]

Hills and High School

“When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability… To be alive is to be vulnerable.”  Madeleine L’Engle. Today* was a big day.  I dropped off my oldest for his first day of high school.  As I […]

Hills and Lumbersexuals

“It’s easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.”  Henry Ward Beecher By now, even if you’ve been living under a rock, I’m sure you’ve noticed the full-beard facial hair trend.  I’ve never been a fan of it.  Because growing a full beard overnight is […]