The 110 acre Couchville Lake is perfect for easy, lazy days when the goal is to be on the water and not to be paddling with purpose or training. The small lake is only open to Jon boats, kayaks, canoes or paddle boards. The lack of gas boats increases the ability to view Blue Herson … Continue reading Where to Paddle Board in Middle Tennessee/ Nashville: Couchville Lake
It is the summer of 1976 and Eli is 10-years-old. I was also 10 in 1976 and living in Kentucky. I enjoyed being reminded how summer days lasted forever, the excitement of the Bicentennial, hiding under a willow tree and how cold bottled soft drinks were out of a machine. I miss those little pieces … Continue reading Book Review: Eli the Good by Silas Houde
With the opening line of a book blurb, is “I am Ana. I was the wife of Jesus.” I did not know what to expect. Would this more “The Last Temptation Christ” or the “The Da Vinci Code” sensationalism? What I found was the story of Ana. a complete person and not an accessory of … Continue reading Book Review: The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd
May your wish for me come to fruition. Before the COVID self-isolation period I thought that I had made a spiritual connection with my practice, but I was wrong. That connection happened sometimes, but more often than not I was seeking yoga brain through the physical practice. During my home practice during isolation, I made … Continue reading Yoga is Prayer
I fit the demographic. I have become very angry when something did not go exactly as I anticipated. I have vented frustration on a person in a service job. I have corrected someone because they were not following the rules. For the past two weeks I have spent a lot of time thinking, reading, listening … Continue reading Am I Karen?
Good Dog is my favorite column in Garden and Gun. Michael Farris Smith wrote about his dog Black in the April/May 2020 issue. I decided to read one of his books. Heck, his dog gave him the confidence to write. The opening of Desperation road reminded me of the opening verse to Bruce Springsteen’s “Born … Continue reading Book Review: Desperation Road by Michael Farris Smith