TRAVELS FROM A BEATNIK BOOMER

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As published in The Huffington Post Over 10 years ago, I decided I wanted to go to South Africa to see Cape Town, travel around the Cape of Good Hope, get up close and personal with the big five animals in the wild, embrace the beauty of the Indian Ocean, fall in love with the […]

I Love LA

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I love LA. I really do, but sometimes I feel like a pariah for having these feelings of love for a city everybody loves to hate. No doubt, LA is an acquired taste for those of us who dwell in this sprawling, traffic congested, massively dysfunctional, overpopulated city because between the lines of all of […]

The Path to Creative Living: Be Vulnerable

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I heard Dr. Brene Brown give a speech on the topic of vulnerability in a TEDTalk. She made the point that to be vulnerable is to have real strength and not just the old-fashioned muscle strength. From personal experience, Dr. Brown related that getting in touch with her extensive emotional palate allowed her to realize a […]

Out Of The Comfort Zone

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I’ve been out of my comfort zone of late – way out of my comfort zone. You haven’t heard a peep out of me in over a month, maybe more.  I’ve been tempting the fates, getting and flying without a net. Scary but invigorating. At the end of last year, I realized that no matter […]

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me A Match

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Hi, Boomers, Every once in a while magic happens.  The right thing happens.  The perfect thing happens.  Well, nothing is perfect but what happened in my world was nearly perfect.  And it was thrilling. I made a match between a man and a woman over a year ago.  Both are my yoga students.  Both are […]

Downward Facing Poodle

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I guess you know by now that I am a yoga and meditation instructor at UCLA.  I’m been teaching yoga for at least eight and a half years, maybe nine.  I lose track of time.  Do you do that?  Lose track of time?  While I might remember lots of events and important moments and mind-bending […]

Austin, My Austin

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Hi, Boomers, Who blogs about a city?  I do.  I just came back from Austin, Texas, and fell in love.  This is a city known for its orgasmic musical scene, it’s South by Southwest music and film festival,  its friendliness, it’s tattoo fixation, its fabulous food and margaritas, its hipster vibe and its greenery and […]