Monthly Archives: November 2015

Monday Musings: Running

Today’s topic is running. Last week I wrote about being a shitty meditator; I’m also a shitty runner. But I’m doing it – slowly and painfully – and getting it done. Every Thanksgiving, there’s a four-mile Race for the Pies … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading and Listening to This Week

I Always Loved You by Robin Oliveira imagines the relationship between painters Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas. I’ve had to put it down temporarily to focus on some teaching prep, but so far, it’s a lovely novel that evokes the … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesdays: The Philippines

In June 2015, we traveled to the Philippines. This trip was a long time in the making – hubby’s family lives over there and had been inviting us to visit for years. With kids, schedules, and expenses, it wasn’t a journey … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: Morning rituals

I’ve been doing some sort of morning ritual off and on since 2007, when I first started Morning Pages. While completing my master’s, I designed a course that included daily meditation and free-writing every morning. Once I went back to … Continue reading

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