Tag Archives: relief

The only constant is change

I feel like my time for telling stories might be winding down.  I have been actively blogging for over eight years, and have been writing rather intensely for the past three.  I thoroughly enjoy sharing ideas through words – and … Continue reading

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Sympathetic strangers

[Warning: This post contains curse words.  Please continue reading at your own discretion.] I have been in a piss poor mood for the better part of the day.  My negativity began at 4 am when I woke to find a … Continue reading

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My aching back, my grateful heart

My sweetie and I tease one another that we are both falling apart in our ‘old age’ – but sadly, there is some truth to this sentiment.  Apart from the active damage we each accidentally inflict on our bodies (him … Continue reading

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Lay your hands on me

There are many hallmarks of a good yoga teacher.  Knowledge of poses – certainly.  Ability to create new, engaging, balanced sequences – sure.  Awareness of human anatomy – definitely.  Skill in verbally cuing individual students to move properly into and … Continue reading

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A beautiful day for car repair

As I made my way through the neighborhood today, I noticed a man standing beside a car in a driveway. The man was wearing over-sized white mittens on his hands; I assumed perhaps they were the latest ‘as-seen-on-tv’ type of … Continue reading

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A gentle sigh

This evening I took a slightly different route on my post-work walk, and passed by a rather inviting swing: Though I was only halfway finished with my exercise, I simply couldn’t resist the lure of the suspended seat. So I … Continue reading

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Joshing away jitters

This afternoon I had an appointment with the dentist.  (It was just a routine cleaning [thank goodness], but still….) Those who know me know that I have some semi-dramatic dental phobia; I’ve had too much trauma done to my mouth, … Continue reading

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