Root Down

enter site by | Nov 25, 2015 | ARCHIVES, PERSPECTIVE

My teacher Gina blew into our Monday class a couple of years back, breathless and wild haired. “Ok, y’all” she called us to our feet. “There are days I come in here all yogi and zen and there are days I come in and…” she looked around the room as we begrudgingly stood...

And the beat goes on.

by | Oct 24, 2015 | ARCHIVES, PERSPECTIVE

I had my best ride yet today. And my worst. I left the house this morning – electric.  I cruised out of my parking place, stopped at the intersection, danced off the line when the signal turned green and flew down the hill to the waterfront, making every light....

Ferry Boats and False Starts

The False Start: An unsuccessful attempt to begin something. As per my last post, I had a shakey go of it on Day 1 in the real world. I vowed to move forward unfazed, and rode my bike into work again this past Tuesday. New battery, no stalls. Friendly conversation in...

Some Dreams Take Time to Warm Up

This move to Seattle has been exciting, but not without its ups and downs. One of the downs is the cost of the ferry ride from the city over to Bainbridge Island where I work ($560 a month!). Clearly, the only cost mitigation option available to me was… buying a...