100 Days of Summer

"Summertime and the livin' is easy."  I can't decide which version of "Summertime" I like more: Ella Fitzgerald's or Doc Watson's. Perhaps at the end of this blog post you can decide for me? Man, it's been hot during this summertime of 2018! Donald Trump doesn't think it's unusual. "The concept of global warming was … Continue reading 100 Days of Summer

3 Nights in Barcelona! Sleep Optional.

You can easily miss the entrance to my Barcelona hostel. The train ride costs only 2.15 Euros, ends at Placa Catalunya and I march up the stairs to join the throngs marching down La Rambla, Barcelona's most famous street. It's dusk on a cooler than usual but dry Thursday in late April and there's energy in the air. A lot of people … Continue reading 3 Nights in Barcelona! Sleep Optional.

Rice Fields & Waterfalls = Freedom

November 14, 2016 Bali's beauty blows me away. It's on display in a variety of places across it's 2,200 square miles, but no more so to me than in its rice fields and waterfalls. From our Jiwa Damai retreat center where I teach yoga I often walk through the nearby rice fields. The minute I … Continue reading Rice Fields & Waterfalls = Freedom

Writing about a Yoga World

Morning Yoga, Bali. October 2016This is the view on my first morning in Bali, October 5, 2016. I’m sweeping the area where I’ll teach yoga for the guests and workers at the Jiwa Damai Retreat Center I’m calling home for the next two months. Mostly I’m sweeping up any little pieces of gecko poop that landed … Continue reading Writing about a Yoga World