Monthly Archives: September, 2008
If we do not speak to praise the Earth,it is best we keep silent. Praise airthat fills the bellow of the lung& feeds our heart’s blood;that carries light,the smell of flowers & the seas,the songs of birds & the wind’s howl;that conspires with distanceto make the mountains blue. Praise firethat lights the day & warms [...]
I’ve just listened to Kanye West’s song “Love Lockdown” about 20 times in a row. It’s strangely addictive. The heart beat like rhythms combined with simple piano chords and vocal reverb infiltrate mind and body. Memories of the day: –crazy belly laughter with new friends–warmth at noon–exhilarating bike ride along the lovely embarcadero to meet [...]
Today seems to be all about letting go:–letting go of the idea that I “should” be sleeping a certain amount and that I “should” be able to fall asleep easily–letting go of having Mark as my yoga teacher (today was the first morning without him)–letting go of feeling like I “wasted” time going to the [...]
I really must get to the bottom of this. Not being able to sleep is really challenging! Maybe the Calvin Spark will be boring enough to induce sleep.
Today I enjoyed a most delightful and refreshingly warm afternoon excursion. I ran through the city, my playground of choice, to the Farmer’s Market. There I supplemented the great veggies I get from Farm Fresh to You with some chinese broccoli, mini zucchinis and yellow squashes, raspberries, yellow carrots, and something new to me – [...]