Gratitude? Gratitude.

August 4, 2011

My yoga teacher, Jane, harps and harps on gratitude. Got something good going on? Show gratitude! Got something bad going on? Show gratitude! And she’s always trying to open our hips because “open hips = happy heart.” And a happy heart is a grateful one. One day, after a very stretchy sequence to eke open […]

Perfect Moment Monday: Harmony

March 13, 2011

Tessa is in the back seat listening to music on an off-brand MP3 player I gave her years ago. She gets excited at the song that comes on and passes one of the earbuds to¬† her brother, keeping the other in her own ear. She becomes Olivia Newton-John and Reed turns into John Travolta as […]

Perfect Moment Monday: Joy in small things

January 2, 2011

It was a bittersweet holiday. We spent it with my in-laws in New England, which is the sweet part. The bitter part I wrote about last summer, when my mother-in-law was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer (she’s a non-smoker). Our visit coincided with the making of The Big Decision. About as big a decision […]

Three part peace

December 30, 2010

And with this repeat post, this vlog is now an annual tradition. To: You and yours From: My sisters and me RE: 2011 Tami, me, Sheri May you find peace in your heart and may you spread it big.