Passion. Dedication. Gold.

Passion. Dedication. Gold.

"Skating was the vessel into which I could pour my heart and soul." ~ Peggy Fleming A Skater's Heart  There is literally nothing, NOTHING like gliding across the ice, hearing your blades scratch sweet music and even sweeter etchings into the ice. Trusting that these tiny blades will hold you as you execute required elements [...]

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

"Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings." ~ William Arthur Ward Thanksgiving  Every year on the third Thursday of November, those of us here in the states give thanks. It is filled with the Mayflower and cornucopias, stuffing our faces with turkey and mashed [...]

Acceptance

Acceptance

"Happiness can exist only in acceptance." ~ George Orwell Half way through yoga class, I had a revelation. It wasn't earth shattering as far as discovering a cure for cancer, but it was something we all need a reminder of from time to time. And of course contorting your body into torture-asana is the perfect [...]

2016: Losing Inhibitions and Gaining Friendships

2016: Losing Inhibitions and Gaining Friendships

"And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been." ~ Rainer Maria Rilke This year could be called the year of relationships. It has taught me a lot about them from friendship to romantic, and everything in between. But most importantly of all my relationship with myself. Perhaps it was because [...]