Diwali

Diwali

Diwali / Dipalwali didn’t even exist in my little world until I was 35.  I have abnormally high blood pressure and my doc directly told me that I needed yoga.  I consequently met my beloved Guru Deepti and she invited me to my first Diwali party.  I showed up...
Birks

Birks

College in the 90s + Full Participation in Lilith Fair + Gen X = Owning a Pair of Birks I didn’t over-think or cherish them as I should; My Birks were simply my shoes. They were still in their prime of life, no more than a mere 7 years old, when I had a few...
Houseplants

Houseplants

Today is a topic very near and dear to my heart.  Houseplants.   Don’t stop reading!!!  I know.  Houseplants are either boring or depressing, or PTSD inducing (–as everything rushes back upon recollection of the tragic tale involving the orchid from Great...
Take Care

Take Care

I take care of things…  I help with homework and organize carpools and schedule the plumber but not at the same time as the ortho or PT or allergy shots or practice.  I do piles and piles of laundry.  I research the best vitamins and find live music for...
Mama Bear

Mama Bear

When I was a kid, I didn’t really dream of growing up to be a Mama Bear.  Being a mom seemed complicated and stressful and it would definitely take away energy from my dreams and passions and goals (I was way more right than I realized)… but as life would...