Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

No one. We got over a foot of snow. Which made me wonder – what  if we acted as thought every day was a snow day? Is every meditation session basically a snow day of the mind, where thoughts come and go like delicate snowflakes? That’s something to...

Detroit Airport Meditation

I’m particularly proud that I was able to meditate while missing Jack (we had just visited him in Ann Arbor,) with CNN being broadcast on tvs all around me, blaring pundits’ analyses of the health care...

Yoga to the Rescue

So I can’t eat chocolate with the same abandon as I could a year ago…What’s next? This npr story explains that muscles actually shrink when we age, leading to weight gain. The good news is that a geriatric researcher at UCLA is studying to see which...

The Bad News About Chocolate

I’m in shock. My life has changed dramatically. I don’t think I will ever look at a piece of chocolate in the same adoring way as I have for half a century. I ate some chocolate today, while writing, and I got so buzzed that I had to drink a glass of red...