Happily Ever After

“Change is always changing,” says one of my favorite yoga instructors on my preferred free yoga website (aka I am too cheap to pay for real classes). Her quip — … Continue reading Happily Ever After

Klagenfurt, Austria to Ljubljana, Slovenia: Good Times, Round Two

Day Five: Podkoren to… Podkoren We pick up the trail in the hamlet of Podkoren, Slovenia nestled beneath the Julian Alps. On stores of potica (Slovenian sweet bread stuffed with … Continue reading Klagenfurt, Austria to Ljubljana, Slovenia: Good Times, Round Two

#whydomylegsstillhurt: Another Bike Riding Story

I realize — as most of us eventually do — I have limits. I can arise happily at 8:04; meanwhile, 7:04 will mean a series of small defeats timed in … Continue reading #whydomylegsstillhurt: Another Bike Riding Story

Back on the Horn

And then there were none. Again, boredom and sweet solitude settled around us like the snow we’ve been lacking all season. The grocery store: a place of zen and miracles, … Continue reading Back on the Horn

Cloud Nine: Musings on happiness, floating and fresh fruit

In beginning to write about happiness, I feel it necessary first to order two shots of espresso over a little scoop of honey pecan gelato. Please pardon me while I … Continue reading Cloud Nine: Musings on happiness, floating and fresh fruit

Once Upon a Dime: Waiting Tables Gives Local Woman Ample Fodder for Blog

In a way, restaurants are like voluminous cities, where different groups of people coexist — peacefully or adversely. In cities there punks, businessmen, rich, poor, Irish, Somalian, Hispanic, American, Chinese. … Continue reading Once Upon a Dime: Waiting Tables Gives Local Woman Ample Fodder for Blog