Spring Cleaning

The day I flew to Louisville, Kentucky marked the end of a week-long cleanse, which coincided with Passover, the Jewish festival of liberation. I wanted to be free of any bad juju from my past that might unconsciously keep me from diving head first into an...

Losing My Sh*t

My wallet got stolen out of my purse last Monday evening, most likely between classes at the yoga studio I teach at twice a week.  I went early to take a class before teaching one.  I actually didn’t even realize that anything was amiss until an early morning...

The Intimacy of Strangers

A few weeks back, I was sharing a glass of wine (okay, it was more like three) with my soon-to-be-former next-door neighbor. M. is one of those guys who is always hosting or at least going to gatherings with good friends from all over the world.  His friends are...