Pistachios, my-ness and the holidays

I came to class bearing a sparkly green box in addition to my music and third eye-focused sequence. Last year was an exception due to travel, but at the end of each year that I teach yoga classes, I like to prepare gifts for my students. I bring the gifts to my class or classes, or…

Big shiny things on Russian tables

I think I need a samovar. This was my thought a few hours ago, when my teacup was empty for the second time since my movie started. Running upstairs 5 times during a 1.5 hour movie to get more tea isn’t helping me achieve the goal of keeping energy expenditure to a minimum. I’ve done everything else…

Favorite things, 2015 edition

On this week of Christmas, my most favorite things are a warm house with a pot of water boiling to keep humidity up and a job flexible enough to allow me to work from home when I have a cough that it best shared only within the confines of my house. Past that, though, I’m also…

Running. In place?

This is another one of those posts that has been brewing for awhile. It started as a review of my last race of the year, then it evolved into a review of my 2015 in running, and now it’s become a sort of philosophical examination of my choice to run. So, very handily, the first two…