A Good, Hard Look at Your Soul.

You’re not alone if this pronouncement from the father of Ashtanga yoga, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, makes you pause. After all, we spend a inordinate amount of time and energy learning how to arrange [...]

Progress Is An Accumulation Of Baby Steps.

Training a dog to do something – whether it’s to sit, lay down or wait at the door rather than exploding through it – is an accumulation of baby steps. Like a “Pez dispenser” of tiny treats, the [...]

The Dog(s) Ate Last Weeks Essay.

“The dogs ate my essay.” Yes, I’m using the classic homework excuse that no one ever believes. But I’m serious. They did. In a gigantic leap of faith (or spasm of lunacy), we adopted [...]