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One for the books

The Pets Without Parents 5k was amazing, and as a no kill shelter $10k is a huge thing. I likened being at the starting line with all the other people this morning to “being surrounded by happy.” The thought that

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A revolution of love

June always reminds me of the protest that my fathers, decked out in drag, had the courage to bring to the public. A collection of “queers” written off by the world as a group of freaks and deviants. Living between

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Friends & teachers

The weekend was planned out loosely and packed with really cool stuff to do in Washington DC for the Pride March. That’s what they remained though, unrealized plans. Life presented itself with a deeply personal issue that caused me to

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Tattoo inspiration

I had some time to stop by a bookstore yesterday and found a couple interesting tattoo books. Now that the back piece is getting serious I’m sort of thinking ahead to the chest and arms I want to work on

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Summer Sundays

I’ve been thinking a lot about where I spend my energy lately. How and where I plug into the throbbing noise that are the billions of data points generated seemingly per minute on the digital landscape. In fact a colleague

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Tattoos, haircuts & Buddhaphobia

Tattoos are not like haircuts & goddamn that fucking hurts! So I embarked upon this journey in my heart at the beginning of the year. Instead of resolutions I challenged myself to do things this year that would scare the

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Forgiveness meditations & joy

I’ve been thinking about the various forms of forgiveness meditations this week as I look back over the last four weeks. It’s been an abnormally busy spring for me. A career change and some really large scoped initiatives, a pretty

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A needlepoint journey starting with Ganesha

I’m old enough now to hear the newness of discovery in the younger folks around me as they begin to line up along the compasses of their lives. I’m going to be 50 in a little less than a year

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Being There: Practicing mindfulness in the Workplace

This post will attempt to deliver a message of being present. Staying focused on a given job and doing it with 100% attention to the people around us. I will be sharing three techniques I learned over the course of

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Pink flowers and magic

Who schedules brunch on the day that Daylight Savings happens? Oh right, that was me. So I had brunch with a friend this morning at a restaurant called North Star in the Short North. Not to sound like an old

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Activity

  • Yoga
    On October 17, 2017 8:40 pm rode 0.00 mi. during 01:00:00 hours climbing 0.00 ft.
  • Afternoon walk
    On October 17, 2017 3:21 pm rode 1.10 mi. during 00:20:00 hours climbing 0.00 ft.
  • Afternoon Walk
    On October 10, 2017 4:31 pm rode 1.10 mi. during 00:23:00 hours climbing 0.00 ft.
  • Lunch Run
    On October 10, 2017 12:02 pm rode 3.30 mi. during 00:34:00 hours climbing 0.00 ft.
  • Walk
    On October 9, 2017 4:30 pm rode 1.20 mi. during 00:22:00 hours climbing 0.00 ft.
  • Walk
    On October 8, 2017 4:18 pm rode 1.00 mi. during 00:22:00 hours climbing 0.00 ft.