Dance as a Chimpanzee

Dance as a Chimpanzee

Once upon a time I had a writer-friend who submitted screenplays.  He thought, (well don’t we all?) that his writing was brilliant.  The agent? Not so much.  The agent mused, hemmed, hawed, stuttered and finally suggested, “what it needs is a monkey.”  A monkey? ? ? But this was a poignant drama about a conflicted family […]

This Business of Yoga

This Business of Yoga

Some of my yoga teacher friends worry about the yoga business.  When your class numbers dwindle it’s hard to keep going.  It’s hard not to wonder if maybe you s*ck as a teacher, or if your direction is off or if your music is stale.  The business consultants try to get you to join their […]

Deal with it

Deal with it

Important note:  a brain scan can not report how much pain a person has.  Why is that? Because perception is a component of pain.  Perception is colored by personality, personal experience, culture and subculture.  How do I know that a brain scan can not accurately quantify pain? Because “pain” lies in your brain’s interpretation of […]

You no come stay 4 hour

You no come stay 4 hour

Here is a picture of me and my friend Big Bill, right after we had lunch together.  You can tell from the happy looks on our faces that we had a good time.  We enjoy each other’s company! Doing lunch, or having coffee has a value far beyond surface appearance.  Spending time together builds relationship. […]