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In Emulation of Writers I Admire

I follow the blogs of some fine writers from the southwest, who talk about (and photograph) what’s happening with their animal friends and in the landscape around them. Would people in places alien to me, might enjoy seeing a bit of the every day here, in the land of extreme seasons? . . . → Read More: In Emulation of Writers I Admire

A Walk Along Lower Minnehaha Creek

Got the walk in before the rain!

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An Unwitting Invitation to Rodents

A few years ago I was sitting at my computer in the basement working on one of the chapters near the end when I felt something on my lower leg. I was going to swipe at it unconsciously but I stopped my hand mid-motion and looked instead. There was an intrepid little brown and white mouse clinging to my pantleg. Not a grasshopper mouse, it was a deer mouse, but still! . . . → Read More: An Unwitting Invitation to Rodents

Santosa: A Holiday Niyama

This time of year carries a lot of stress for many people. The cultivation of santosa can help us handle both the crazy times and the alone times. . . . → Read More: Santosa: A Holiday Niyama

See What May Was Like!

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Holiday Yoga

This is the season. Snow is falling. Holiday social commitments are filling up the calendar and somehow, in the tiny cracks of time between them and work, there is gift shopping to do and a life to run.

Little Sparrow Coping with the Snow!

Whatever holidays you’re celebrating, there is likely to be an . . . → Read More: Holiday Yoga

It’s Winter, but the dedicated still make it to yoga class!

Here’s a little inspiration: students on their way to yoga class in the midst of a snow storm!

Devoted Yoga Students!

Those who live in milder climes really miss out on magic!

Looking out over Lake Hiawatha

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Yoga by a Northern Lake

A woman I’ve admired for many years, Cash Luck, invited me to her cabin this fall. It’s been a long time since I’ve been in the North woods, so I was glad to go.

We took a boat ride around the lake.

We went for a walk in the woods

Cash tried . . . → Read More: Yoga by a Northern Lake

Something Tells Me It’s All Happening at the Zoo!

With any luck, as we practice yoga, we are able to just sink into the moment and just be. Our primate relatives are already there!

Doesn’t need to keep cool. IS cool!

The Orangutan doing a balance pose.

Giraffe

Is this a stork? Couldn’t find the sign.

Polar Bear from . . . → Read More: Something Tells Me It’s All Happening at the Zoo!

Are You Hot Enough Yet?

I’m reminded that however miserable I might be in the heat and humidity, nature is luxuriating in it.

But you and I can take the cooling breath and maybe handle the heat a bit better. The explanation follows the photo.

The important part is the shape of the tongue! If you are . . . → Read More: Are You Hot Enough Yet?