Category Archives: soul-searching

What About Right Now?

We spend so much of our lives looking backwards or looking ahead. How many of us focus on the here and now? Think about everything you post on Facebook – happy anniversary to my beloved, it’s been a great 18 … Continue reading »

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Saturday morning in late summer

The house is at a steady 72 degrees while outside, the morning air, at 67, is crisp and dances on my bare shoulders. The farmers market is exciting at 7 a.m. Just opened and teeming with energy but no crowds … Continue reading »

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Coming Home

For the past week, I’ve disconnected from a lot of my everyday world to immerse in nature in the northern reaches of my home state. Our travels took us far and wide, covering approximately 1,500 miles in seven days, and … Continue reading »

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Tragedy is Relative

The rains came pouring down, unrelenting, continuous and streaming over all of metro Detroit. The day was gray and heavy, the air thick with moisture. It just kept coming. So what, we thought. Rain. We’ve had it before, we’ll have … Continue reading »

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Neil Diamond on the Way to the Beach

Listening to Neil Diamond on the way to the beach. His soothing deep voice, his original lyrics, reading about his life on Wikipedia. He wanted to be a doctor to cure cancer because his grandmother died of cancer but in … Continue reading »

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Writing + Yoga Retreat Summer 2014

The trees are a hug, all around, full green, full bloom, fresh air. This weekend, the sun shone bright over the rolling landscape. I slept with the screen door open to the woods beyond. The night brought perfect quiet and … Continue reading »

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My First Real Sadhana: 4 a.m.

Even my daughter thought I was crazy to deliberately wake before 4 a.m. to do an early yoga, meditation and prayer practice with my friend Katherine. But we’re Up North, preparing to lead a retreat focused on finding your voice … Continue reading »

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Immersion

It was cool this morning, a mere 56 degrees as the sun was climbing into the sky and I was climbing into the pool. There was not as much of a jolt as I expected when I jumped in. The … Continue reading »

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Finding Your Path: Once a Writer, Always a Writer

When I started this business, I spent the first year or two explaining to people that, while I work primarily in public relations, I’m really a writer. I’ve been in the business of public relations for seven years now, running a … Continue reading »

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When It Rains, It Pours…Literally

It was still dark when I climbed out of bed this morning to prepare for my daily swim. I had to open the bathroom window to confirm that yes, in fact, it was raining again, raining hard, raining loud, with … Continue reading »

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