June 1, 2015
“Mad Men” finale and the sound of Om.

[Mad Men Spoiler Alert] Sunday night with legs crossed and a serene expression over his face Jon Hamm on Mad Men wrapped up our final vision of Don Drapper. His final word “Om.” On this last episode about the advertising world that began in the 1960’s, creator Matthew Weiner sent us to a Coke commercial […]

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January 9, 2015
Obstacles

Obstacles give us an opportunity to grow. Often the poses we dislike the most are the very ones we need the most. It’s easy to motivate yourself to do something you’re good at, harder to enjoy that which can be a challenge. But, it’s only by doing the difficult things — both on and off […]

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April 4, 2011
Magic Number Off the Court

As most of you already know, I love basketball and am passionate about my San Antonio Spurs. Even though he's now retired, I love having us all stretch Tim Duncan Tall. Just as on and off the yoga mat, there’s lots of life to be learned on and off the basketball court. A spectacular slamdunk […]

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March 7, 2011
39 Years of Yoga

39 years ago today I became a mother for the first time. It also marks the beginning of my yoga practice. In 1972 I had never even heard of yoga, but there it was, offered as a part of the YMCA's Mother's Day Out program in Charleston, WVA. I instantly fell in love with yoga. […]

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October 25, 2010
Expect the Unexpected

Before we left Austin for our Second Honeymoon trip to California we made plans. Not only where we were staying, but also where we were eating. Breakfast at MaMa’s — a café that was on everyone’s top 5 list. Fancy dinner at the Grand View Hyatt — boasting to be the last sky-view restaurant in […]

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September 16, 2010
Iodine and Baby Oil

If you're of the generation that remembers when an elixir of iodine and baby oil was your suntan lotion — then you should be thinking about skin cancer today. Before Coppertone labels had the letters SPF printed on them, before people thought about being out in the sun as something dangerous, mothers would send their […]

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