The Light In Me (What I Mean When I Say Namaste)

She stood in front us, nervously shifting from one foot to another. Jamie was her name, no more than twenty-something, and we, an eclectic group of thirty or so yoga teacher trainees, sat on the hardwood floor of the warm, sunny yoga studio with rapt attention and waited for her to speak. Haltingly, she began. […]

Upward Facing Girl

  The morning’s steady rain was both sweet and ironic. We had just spent four days on the northwest Washington coast with nary a drop of precipitation. If you are familiar with that area of the Olympic Peninsula, then you know just how unusual that is. It tends to be, well…moist. I like the rain. […]