Living Independently With Love

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(This post was originally published one year ago today. Yet, forever relevant!) Good Morning on this glorious wet and misty Fourth of July 2012 in Michigan. The heavens have been hearing our parched cries for rain – thank goodness! We are beyond blessed to live each day as we choose. To express our power and […]

5 Things You Should Tell Your Father (or Grandfather) About Yoga

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I’m a 68-year old grandfather and I have been practicing yoga for just over a year as I write this. For my birthday, my wife gave me a 5-pass to our local studio to get me started. I still go to that studio once a week but most other days I get on my mat […]

Life’s Frailty, and the Gestures That Go a Long Way

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Several years ago, my friend Jeffrey Zaslow sent me a chapter from a book he was writing about lifelong friendships among a group of women from Ames, Iowa. It was a powerful story about love and loss that moved me to tears. With the draft pages still in my hands, I sat down with my […]

Treat Your Dad To Yoga On Father’s Day

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As a father of seven and grandfather of 14, I have experienced many changes in my life. Even the most trying challenges are wonderful. I am grateful to be surrounded with amazing people in the Bala Vinyasa Yoga community. While I still love my work, yoga has become a priority in my life. My yoga […]

What To Get Dad For Father’s Day

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Fathers and Grandfathers can be the toughest people to buy gifts for. What does a guy need when he has everything he wants? We’re bringing you some great and inexpensive gifts to wow your dad this Father’s Day! 1. “Things Remembered” is a great store for heart-felt presents and not just for the ladies in […]