79 Letters: A Crisis of Practice

In retrospect, I believe it started with the purse. In late February my mother…


You Garden

It is the time of year when I am facing an entire garden in need of pruning.…


Movable Do

I should start with a disclaimer: I love the French. I love France, a country…


Sun Salutations

One day last summer, during one of those hour-long yoga flow classes, I…


Full Moon Rising*

January seemed like a long month, and a month that lacked any kind of rhythm or…


Before the Miracle

Using the excuse that we are still in the beginning of a new year (a great time…


The 11th Trip

Matt and I spent Christmas week in New York City freezing. Yes, we also went to…


The Magic of Timers

My sister swears that every time she started messing around during her piano…


Fermata Practice

On Wednesday Mark came into his lesson with this announcement. “So I really,…


Holiday Practices

Some years ago Matt interrupted my early morning reading over a cup of coffee…