Tears in the Desert

Tears streamed down my face as the desert air hugged me with her warmth. Alone but not lonely, a cellphone was stuck to my ear. My international calling card propelled my mom from thousands of miles away to just a millimeter from my cheek. I kept repeating to her, “I made it Mom,...

Benefits of Yoga: Mind Body and Spirit

The 1980’s had spandex filled workouts leading to the moves of Jane Fonda. The next decade brought business minded exercise gurus convincing the masses through infomercials, pleading their complex contraptions were the answers to your body image prayers.  Those prayers “just cost four easy payments of 19.99!” As we entered a new millennium, the idea...