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I’m not a doctor — just a yoga teacher

I’m not a doctor — just a yoga teacher

Every once in a while someone will come up to me before a yoga class with this question: “I’ve been having this pain in my lower back, kind of on the right side but not too far down, sort of in the middle, but only […]

Friday favorites: My favorite yoga books

Friday favorites: My favorite yoga books

Welcome back, Friday Favorites! I’ve been backsliding recently and haven’t posted any favs, but now we’re back up and running!¬†For the next few weeks, I’ll be highlighting some of my best-loved yoga books, the ones I turn to again and again.   One of my […]

“Little Paris Bookshop” and “Crazy Rich Asians”

“Little Paris Bookshop” and “Crazy Rich Asians”

When I started this blog, one of my goals was to create a space to talk about good writing. Books, primarily. But also magazine and newspaper articles, TV shows, movies–anything I felt was worth a discussion. This led me to create the page “What I’m […]

What I’m reading: The New Yorker on North Korea

What I’m reading: The New Yorker on North Korea

Over the weekend I read an in-depth article on the possibility of nuclear war with North Korea. Doesn’t that sound like a fun, light read? Ha! But stay with me. I was traveling over the weekend, so I had time on airplanes to read, a […]

My book review: Our Souls at Night

My book review: Our Souls at Night

Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf This is a quick read, but don’t let that fool you–the seemingly simple writing contains layers of meaning. Meet elderly widow Addie Moore, and her aging widower neighbor, Louis Waters. The two have never known each other, but, […]