On occasional Thursdays, I’ll share an autobiographical story. Sometimes there will even be a throwback photo or video for you to enjoy. I woke up early one morning in July to the sound of polite but insistent knocking. I dragged myself out of bed, nursing a hangover, my hair smelling like cigarettes, and opened the … More TBT: Three Little Birds
If you practice yoga then you might be familiar with the feelings that arise when you put your body in different poses. Feelings of stress in hip openers or calm in sivasana (corpse pose) and I’ve heard many times that people feel strength in virbadrasana II (warrior II). One of my teachers even called it … More Power Pose
I haven’t posted any outside content on this blog yet, but I found this TED talk so smart, touching and inspiring that I had to share it! This is very well worth 15 minutes of your time. Thanks to Phuc Tran for sharing his beautiful personal story through the lens of grammar.
I recently started reading a pretty pretentious novel. It’s 898 pages and won the National Book Critics Circle Award. It’s been sitting on my shelf for over two years, since the Christmas I was pregnant. This is the type of book I would have stayed up all night to read in my mid-twenties. I loved … More Bringing My Brain Back
I broke down recently and got my daughter a baby doll. She played with them constantly at daycare and she clearly wanted one of her own. I held off for a long time because I was pretty against the whole “little mommy” thing. But then I saw a friend’s son playing with his doll and … More Quality Over Quantity