Category Archives: thinking out loud

Yoga

I’ve got gym clothes on And I’m laying, “stretching” out on the mat waiting for class to start As people around me set up I’m proud of myself for making it here. It’s been a long day I had to … Continue reading

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Practice

In 2011, while living in Edinburgh, I found a yoga studio near my apartment and a conveniently timed class with an Australian teacher named Haylee. It was yoga-love at first class. She made me really believe in yoga as a … Continue reading

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Yes.

Sometimes I feel like I can’t really explain my life very well, even to myself. “Where are you from?” I sometimes answer with a lie – the easiest answer. “USA. New York”. People don’t really question that answer… I look … Continue reading

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History/Historia

The scene: Historia class. I’m 12 years old, listening to Dona Susan lecture about something to do with Tiradentes or some other facet of the Brazilian independence. My portuguese is really just not good enough to follow along with the … Continue reading

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"There aren’t any grown-ups. Not one, in the whole wide world."

A great fallacy of people seems to be that we never grow up, but believe that everyone around us has. “I’m going to tell you something important. Grown-ups don’t look like grown-ups on the inside either. Outside, they’re big and … Continue reading

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