Category Archives: What I've Learned

Adventures of a Clumsy Yogi: Knowing How to Fall

My first thought as I lost my balance and crashed to the deck this morning was: Thank goodness for my yoga. My second thought: ouch, my knee. Thank goodness, because a fall like that could have been much worse. It … Continue reading

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2012 Goals: #1 The Website

One of this year’s resolutions is to get off my ass and get myself an online home. Everybody tells me how easy this whole process is – especially these days. I believe the phrase is “push button.” But truthfully, I’m … Continue reading

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Use your words: Yoga and Writing

In yoga ‘dialogue’ refers to the words the teacher uses to deliver practitioners through a sequence of postures that compose a class (although it’s really more of a monologue: as a practitioners are mostly focused on breathing and twisting or … Continue reading

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What to do when your cello names himself Raúl

I’ve hesitated posting about this one for awhile. Mostly because I was trying to give myself time to come up with another name, or for the cello to suggest another name to me. After all, he couldn’t be serious with … Continue reading

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On what I’ve been up to while not behind the cello…

I have a little confession to make: for the last two weeks I’ve been avoiding my cello. I know, I know, we talked about this already – a season for all things, etc…but when I wrote that, I just figured … Continue reading

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For every thing there is a season

There are some times – blissful, joyous, delightful times – when playing the cello is a relaxing respite from the rest of my world. Times when even challenges are exciting opportunity for growth and learning about life, myself and this … Continue reading

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Because we all need a reminder sometimes…

XOXO, Eddie

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