Our Weird and Wonderful Ways

:: A Family Collaboration :: i have been thinking a lot lately about co-existence. this summer has brought a lot of odd changes to my life and apartment. once a solitary yoga haven where i could write, eat, and create in a void, it is now going to be occupied by a...

The Messages from Inside and Out

:: Yoga/Suzuki Revelations :: we don’t have to be straight all the time! when i try to “be straight,” i find myself locking into a position rather than fluidly remaining upright. the key is to release into whatever pose or position i find myself in—straight, crooked,...

Bubble Tea Blues

:: Day 5 in NYC :: it is raining. i am not sure that i have a job anymore. i am buried in a pile of applications, forms, and logistics. my cats are following me around and acting like i starved and abandoned them…and then came back with two new cats. i want to...

Last Words

:: here’s all i have to say about my last day in Singapore :: bi-continental mixed ethnicity connections stuff my prata the Lobsterbird spills the beans flying through the city streets dreams manifested in the unexpected a flippy flop making room for the new one last...

On Bali-day

:: 6.5.12 or 5.6.12, Depending on Where You Are :: Another Sweet Sleep Get Out my Trekking Pants A Half-Hour of Yoga that Turns into a Full One A Fully Delicious Breakfast – Literally Breaking the Fast Scrambled Eggs, Marinated Tomatoes, Veggies, Toast, Best Fruit...

Partial Eclipse of the Heart

On Fear: (or rather, Off Fear) usually when i need to use the bathroom that is located 10 meters from my sleeping quarters, i hear that crazy frog and i imagine that someone is going to leap out from behind the glowing purple Buddha and kill me. i start to panic....

Signs, Signs Everywhere Signs

driving through the city of Tabanan, i closed the window. there is not good air here. it feels different on my face. this Lobsterbird is becoming so sensitive to these subtle shifts. < ooh, i meant to put on my Salonpas (which is becoming a sort of travel ritual),...

Practicing Gypsy Freedom

Villa Gitana = Gypsy Villa i arrived at Villa Gitana and almost immediately proceeded to do yoga. i haven’t done yoga (at least not in the traditional sense and certainly not as my normal daily practice) since i got to Southeast Asia… my body was in pain from all the...