New Energy in 15, at da Bean in Chicago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CaFiTKt2ZhE On a bright & brisk March day, I did some qi gong moves that focus on releasing grief from the lungs, by literally letting the lungs breathe (stretch), while pointing index & thumb like a gun (Chicago-Bang_Bang). The Bean is a HUGE Figure 8 ta … [Read more...]

Death Does Not Become Her

I am not going to review all the death and dying I was close to this past year; I'd rather focus on what it has inspired me to do. I came to visit my ex-husband in Mexico rather unexpectedly, and I certainly did not plan to stay as long as I have, but my lessons are starting to appear in front of … [Read more...]

Deep in the Heart of Mexico

Buenas Dias from Mexico; I wish I had this office space in Chicago!  But no, this is the house I used to live in, when I was a married woman living in  San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico, with my Texan then-husband, Reed Burns.  It is a glorious gift to be back here after all this time and I … [Read more...]

All Aboard the WOO-WOO Train!

Being your true self is the coolest decision you'll ever make.  -- my yoga teacher, Leslie. That's it! I have officially acknowledged myself as a WOO-WOO. I have the sweat and guts and tears to prove it and I couldn't be more delighted about it!  This is my reality and I have decided to finally … [Read more...]

Going Green, Take Two

When I think back to the last half of 2012, it occurs to me that I was in a rather suspended mode and did not make many waves as I waited for yet another holiday season to roll on by.  I knew something was up with my mom, but I was not allowed to get too close, so I numbed it out of my mind.  I … [Read more...]