New Energy in 15, re-energize on the lake

After realizing I needed a physical break from the qi-gong┬átraining I was doing, as well as from too much exercising when under the weather, a day on the lake with friends was a great way to re-energize and enjoy some lols before the thunder and lightning rolled in. Perfect … [Read more...]

Cries from the Buddha Belly

This past week was my second week of an intense daily qi gong practice called "Jingui Golden Shield," and this was also the week that the┬álevy broke. The beginner instruction for this ancient form of qi gong involved slapping my bare stomach in key meridian points for several minutes in succession, … [Read more...]

Andale Austin

I have been in Texas for just over a year and in the past few weeks -- no, days really, it has truly begun to feel like home. I am feeling so much support in this cradle in the middle of Texas, I find myself caught off guard and tingly-all-over by the kindness of strangers and not-so-strangers that … [Read more...]

New Energy in 15, I am a Texas Tree!

I have decided to lay down my roots in Austin, Texas after sitting on a fence for about a year. I actually cried as I gazed up to Lady Liberty on top of the Texas State Capitol; this State can annoy the heck out of me at times, but fault can be found in any state. I don't look for that because I … [Read more...]

New Energy in 15, Go with the Flow, Vladimir!

Best laid plans until Vladimir the Russian Wolf Hound decides it's his party, then it's best just to roll with it ;). Things have definitely settled down after last weekend's torrential storms and flooding here in Austin; even Red Bud Isle dog park is back in business. It's a very pretty park to … [Read more...]