Cupping - Removing the Grounds

COFFEE CONTAGION

The other night I was in my car and heard an interesting piece on All Things Considered (NPR )— about how all across America—coffee is becoming the ‘new wine.’  In Seattle and other cities around Puget Sound, where many of us pride ourselves on being coffee connoisseurs and lots of us are indeed jaded, including…

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INSPIRING EACH OTHER

“DON’T PUSH THE RIVER—it flows by itself”—I posted this inspiring Zen book  title by Barry Stevens on my Facebook page and shared a drawing posted by a good friend of mine who lives in  Spain. She always has  inspiring drawings and words of encouragement. But, as I read the comments I  received about my Olympics…

OLYMPICS PERSPECTIVE

The Olympics are really thrilling for me, especially watching the women’s sports. I absolutely cried when Gabby Douglas won the ‘all around’ gymnastic gold. Gabby’s mother sacrificed much to give Gabby the opportunity to excel. Their mutual exhilaration was contagious. Gabby exemplifies for me what so many athletes are about—total dedication of purpose, hard work…