Tag Archives: holiday

#19: Buy Cookie Cart cookies

As a young girl I spent several years in Girl Scout Troop #247.  (Don’t ask me how I can remember that number when I forget so many other details of my life; it’s funny what items stick in a person’s … Continue reading

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#2: Attend the Minneapolis May Day Parade

In addition to offering a plethora of museums, sporting events, and year-round outdoor activities, Minneapolis is also home to more eclectic groups and events, such one of the largest Fringe Festival in the world, the annual naming of a dairy … Continue reading

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Yoga wisdom, yoga love

In yoga class today, the teacher explained, “You don’t need to chase all over the place looking for love – all you need to do is increase the love that is already inside of you.  It’s been there all along … Continue reading

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Intention, compassion, love

While commuting to work this morning, I passed a homeless man.  As I walked by, I made gentle eye contact and gave him a faint smile.  (As I have mentioned before, I try to smile at people I pass by … Continue reading

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Precious gifts

When on vacation, I adhere to the same general routines that I employ in my ‘regular’ daily life.  I wake at the same early hour, complete morning yoga and meditation, continue to eat healthfully, engage in daily physical exercise, etc. … Continue reading

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Start of the season

Yesterday afternoon the first holiday cards of the season arrived in our mailbox.  As I opened each envelope, I smiled at the friendly faces grinning up at me from the photo cards, and at the personal messages written specifically for … Continue reading

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Thanks

Thanksgiving Day is a natural time for many Americans to pause, and reflect on all of the things they have in their lives to ‘smile about’ (i.e., be grateful for).  As I sit in my in-laws home, surrounded by family … Continue reading

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