Dharma Talk

Remember the late 1990’s sitcom Dharma and Greg—back when we watched sitcoms rather than reality TV? I remember thinking that Dharma’s hippy parents were funny and way out there. And who names […]

“Open your heart into vast fields of light and let it breathe.” — Hafiz I love yoga practices with lots of heart openings. These practices can be emotion evoking, as […]

So, I watched the newly released trailer for the movie based on E L James’ bestselling erotic novel, Fifty Shades of Grey. Under-inspired are the words that come to mind. To […]

I love light dishes this time of year, and I love anything with lemon (especially desserts!) And we yogis swear by our lemon/or lime water first thing in the morning […]

Simple Man

  Lyrics to Lynard Skynard’s classic song Simple Man began to play through my head as I walked next to the river yesterday. The weather was crazy perfect, breeze through my hair, […]

FM Love

Love the Farmers Market in Downtown Memphis on a lazy Saturday morning. Love the smiling faces carrying sweet Whitten Farm’s flowers,  local music in the background and most especially, the […]

B & B World

  Wow. Violet Hill Bed and Breakfast in Natchitoches, LA (where Steel Magnolias was set and filmed),  is a way cool place to write. I could stay awhile in the […]

“How much of the world had I missed while living in my head? If each cell in our bodies is an outpost of our brains, what might I have learned? […]

I recently devoured This is Where I Leave You, by Jonathan Tropper, a moving and insightful novel about loss—loss of a father, loss of a marriage and the subsequent loss […]

I’ve decided I don’t like feedback, unless it’s unmitigated praise. Just ask my husband. Any artist-type on truth serum will tell you the same thing. This self discovery coincides with […]