Author Archives

  • Kirtan in Missoula

    Kirtan with Leraine

    I will be attending the Kirtan with Leraine Hortsmanshoff on Friday evening in Missoula as well as the Workshop with her on Saturday afternoon. Here is some information about the event: The kirtan with Leraine Horstmanshoff is this Friday! You… Read More ›

  • Kirtan – The Art of Devotion in Music


    I am leading a Kirtan at Yoga Heart Studio in Polson, Montana on Saturday, October 19, from 6-7:30pm. I’ve been talking about this for some time – mostly around the times I have sung during yoga classes – so the… Read More ›

  • Our Favorite Green Smoothie Recipe

    Perfectly Well - Favorite Green SMoothies

    It’s a green smoothie! We’ve been drinking green smoothies since December of last year but really got into the swing of things this last spring when I took a deeper plunge into consciousness of my body and its relationship to… Read More ›

  • A Hole in My Sun

    there's a hole in my sun

    there’s a hole in my sun and it leads to my closet door behind which lie my secrets and office supplies i have a picture of a filmy naked lady and a current rumi calendar and evidence of a mistake… Read More ›

  • Fresh Ghee

    I made fresh ghee this morning. Wikipedia says that ghee is a ‘class of clarified butter.’ Ghee is a type of clarified butter that is prepared by boiling butter and removing the residue. Spices can be added for flavor. Ghee… Read More ›

  • Universal Soldier

    Memorial Day 2013

    Universal Soldier – a song written by Buffty St. Marie debuting on her 1964 “It’s My Way” album. How pertinent is this song today? If there were no soldiers would there still be war? Have we become so used to… Read More ›

  • Cooperatives and the New Economy


    The Montana Coop is an idea in bloom – aided now by the onset of spring and maybe by wider forces. The Spring issue of Yes! magazine highlights coops in an article titled “How Cooperatives are Driving the New Economy.”… Read More ›

  • Chickpea to Cook

    Rumi Poetry

    I happened to be packing up books yesterday and came across an Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets book of Rumi poetry. It was small and hidden amongst the other books. Rumi or Jalal al-Din was born in 1228 in northern Afghanistan…. Read More ›

  • Vitamin D Study – You Can Volunteer

    Vitamin D

    Dr. Joseph Mercola talks frequently about Vitamin D and its importance to human health and well being. Up until recently the only way to know what our Vitamin D levels are is to have our blood tested drawn by a… Read More ›

  • Computer Glasses – The Eyes Have It

    The Eyes Have It

    I thought when I stopped sitting in front of the computer 8-10 hours every day that my eyesight would improve. It hasn’t been the case so I’m at the drawing board to determine if there is something or some way… Read More ›