The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: California Edition!

I SURVIVED MY FIRST FLIGHT IN OVER A DECADE! I’m not even joking. I’m 27, and the last time I flew, I was 11 and going to Disney in Florida. So, even better, this was not only my first flight in over a decade, it was my first flight alone, and my first time leaving […]

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Cultural Appropriation in Western Yoga

Well, if that title isn’t enough to make you go oh boy, buckle up. This is going to be a ride. Civil and polite, yes, but a ride nonetheless. A few housekeeping things before we begin: I’ve been teaching yoga since July 2016. I’ve been practicing yoga AND Tibetan Buddhism since December 2011. I am […]

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Monday Musings: BOSTON PRIDE PARADE!

Welcome to Monday Musings, a series where I review books that I read pre-end of 2017, when I started writing wrap-ups, talk about characters or topics that aren’t as relevant, or sometimes a surprise non-bookish thing. This week, we’re talking about something I’ve wanted to do for a long time–I WENT TO BOSTON’S PRIDE PARADE! […]

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2019 Goals | Quarterly Check-in!

I’ve been seeing a lot of quarterly check-ins lately for everyone’s 2019 goals, and I thought it’d be fun to look back at my own and see how I’m doing, as well. In my 2019 Goals post, I listed three different categories: fitness, reading, writing. First up: fitness! I have two goals for 2019–successfully do […]

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Monday Musings: Unpopular Opinion: Clary Fray & Alina Starkov

Welcome to a new series–Monday Musings! For a while now, I’ve wanted to write reviews for books that I read before I started posting wrap-ups, or I’ve had topics that I wanted to talk about that maybe weren’t all that current. Just because it’s pre-2019 doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be reviewing or talking about it! […]

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2019 Goals

Happy New Year! 2018 was quite a year.  I accomplished a lot of goals, I surprised myself quite a few times, and I got published!  In case you forgot, my short story, A Boy and the Ocean, was published by Z Publishing House in their Massachusett’s Emerging Writers: An Anthology of Fiction.  It is my first […]

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Tattoo Tales!

If you follow me on Instagram (shameless plug), you’ll know that I just got a new tattoo last week that is basically the definition of my life.  And if you’re not following me on Instagram, what are you doing???  I post about books, cats, tea, and a lot of yoga, and my stories are usually just me […]

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