I love drinking tea. It’s always been my “happy place” even when things around me are crazy. Even when I teach a hot yoga class I will sip hot tea.
I have this nice green mug with a mesh basket for loose-leaf tea and a lid to steep the leaves. Things can get a little hectic after I teach class chatting with students so last week I just threw the basket (with the steeped leaves) back into my mug and put the lid on it. And forgot about it. Until yesterday.
Yesterday I thought, “ah, what a good day for a nice cup of tea!” So I pulled my teacup off the shelf, took the lid off and…
Discovered a whole new ecosystem.
I keep having this dream about having to climb over mountains made out of cardboard boxes in order to get to where I want to go. I wake up in a cold sweat and realize…
it’s not a dream. Continue reading
One of my favorite movies is Finding Nemo. Dori is up there on my list of favorite individuals. Dori’s philosophy is a great one.
Just keep swimming. Continue reading
Not in the sense that I don’t have a physical building with a bed in it to retire to at the end of the day, because I do. I’m homeless in the sense that “at home” can be defined as “relaxed and comfortable; at ease.” My lease in my current apartment is up and I’m searching for a place to call home for September 1st.
For those of you that are doing the same, I offer you my condolences.
Apartment hunting is like on-line dating. Continue reading
Tell me a story! No, not that one. I’m tired of that one.
Ever try to read a kid a bedtime story? Me neither. But I vaguely remember what it was like to have one read to me. Some stories never got old. Goodnight Moon again? Yes, please. The Twelve Dancing Princesses? Loved that one. Continue reading
I’m the opposite of a packrat.
I love the feeling of gettingridofstuff. I tear through closets and drawers like a cyclone of fabric. I throw books off shelves like they contain the plague. I shred bills and paperwork like a rabid hamster. I constantly reduce clutter and excess. I give it away, I sell it, I throw it out. Get outta my space!
But I’m only human. Continue reading