I spent most of last week at a conference in Pittsburgh. As is usually the case with business travel, I didn’t get much time to sight-see. In fact I barely got outside at all. But I found myself looking longingly out the windows when I had a chance. […]
I took my camera along for my walk this morning. Technically, I stopped too often to take pictures, thereby making it a rather ineffective cardio workout. Still, I think it was good for my heart.
The last few weeks have been a study in busy-ness. It’s not just that there has been a lot to do, but because “busy” has felt so very different over those 21 days. Three weeks ago, I was completely in the living-my-life-to-the-fullest zone. I managed to cram each day with work and working out, creating […]
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.” Dr. Seuss Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about walking. This is partly because I’ve been walking more and partly because of a recent walking meditation. Nothing like being mindful of every part of […]
Extol: to praise highly or lift up This weekend I caught up with several podcast episodes of On Being. One was on Kevin Kling, a writer, poet and playwright from Minnesota. (His stories often appear on NPR programs like “This American Life.”) His story is one of living a life with disabilities (one he was […]