Moving In

A friend came over to my place the other day and was complimenting me on some decorating touches I’d added, then said it still looked unlived in, though I’ve been here going on three years. As I looked at my mostly bare white walls in my living room, my bedroom...

The truth isn't out there

Before I left L.A. in 2007, I kept visiting psychics at magic shops around town, asking whether I should move to Austin, Texas or Paris, France. I remember one at the Cauldron in Silver Lake told me it was a toss-up, that I might very well meet a cowboy with horses in...
The Route Through

The Route Through

About a year or so ago when I first started to read the Bhagavad Gita, the epic about the internal war we all fight, I came across some lines in Ram Dass’ excellent Gita explainer book, Paths to God, that stuck with me. Talking about Krishna, who doesn’t want to...

Resetting my GPS

“If you don’t change direction you may end up where you’re heading.” Lao Tzu Saw this last week and it stuck in my head. It was good timing. I’ve been rethinking my direction. I had been splitting my time between copywriting and yoga teaching. But a few weeks back I...

Where I started

When I started yoga teacher training in early September, I went in wanting to learn more about the philosophy behind yoga and a vague desire to teach as a side job to my regular non-regular job as a freelance writer. It was a rough week leading up to the start of...