Fireman slides and other merriment.

I’m always looking for new and different (and inexpensive!) fitness options, when a coupon for a dance studio by my house arrived in my inbox, I promptly took advantage. This was not your ‘typical’ dance studio. Among the offerings at the Goddess Warrior Studio was chair dance, pole dance as well as some more traditional … Continue reading

Lessons in Photos

Taking pictures is something I’ve wanted to get better at ever since I bought my Nikon D40 two and a half years ago before I left for China and Tibet in 2008. I dabbled a bit in online photography guides and asking friends for pointers, but it wasn’t until a friend suggested (“in the spirit … Continue reading

2011 Manifesto

1. More experiences, fewer things. (iterationsofyes.wordpress.com, becomingminimalist.com, zenhabits.net) 2. More produce, less processed. (chicagogreencitymarket.org) 3. More art and music, less television. (spudart.org/artchicago/links, consequenceofsound.net) 4. More books, less facebook. (www.chipublib.org) 5. More movement and travel, fewer excuses. (active.com, meetup.com, AONC) 6. More knowledge, less judgement. (ted.com, rsa.org, npr.org, good.is, lohas.com) 7. More verbs, fewer adjectives. (zenhabits.net/the-little-rules-of-action, … Continue reading

Iterations of yes.

I am beginning this journey with an introduction to my project and a little background on how I got here and what I hope this becomes. I mentioned my thoughts to a few trusted friends and they thought I should blog about it, in the spirit of ‘yes’, I listened, answered ‘yes’ and here it … Continue reading