Tag Archives: personal growth

On Becoming the Person I Loved

In 1991, When I was 18, I took my first creative writing class at UW-Milwaukee and fell pretty hard for my teacher. Susan was alive. I bet she taught that Intro class repeatedly. But you’d never have known; she brought … Continue reading

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My One Year Anniversary with Ashtanga

On January 27, 2016, I finally got my ass into a Mysore-style class with a real authorized Ashtanga yoga teacher. I knew right then and there that something way different was at work, although I couldn’t have explained it at … Continue reading

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Taking a Time-Out in Mysore Class, 7am

My son was a REAL pain in the ass when he was a toddler. When he was between the uncivilized ages of 1 and 2, I was frustrated constantly and pretty sure I wasn’t interested in any more kids if … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, Darren Aronofsky

Two of the highlights of my life were with my son: seeing Foo Fighters at Wrigley Field in 2015 and seeing the stunning Cameraperson film at the Milwaukee Film Festival in 2016. He and I share a love of art, … Continue reading

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