Ecuador

Flying

I have an imaginary pair of wings. Each time I move through certain yoga poses such as the various warriors, I attempt to expand beyond the limits of my fingertips. One day I hope to take off and fly.

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Meditate wherever you are

When I first began meditating, I lived in a studio apartment in New York City. The only space that was truly quiet was the bathroom or the closet. The open living space had stuff, clutter, and two cats. So I would close the bathroom door, light a candle, close my eyes, and sit quietly. At […]

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Characters drawn in graffiti

By the time we arrived at the road named after Juan Montalvo, a famous Ecuadorian author and essayist, the dawn’s mountain mist had given way to gray morning light. The streets in Baños, Ecuador were mostly empty and quiet that Sunday morning as my husband and I made our way to the thermal pools. Without […]

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Postcard greetings from Galapagos

When I arrived at Post Office Bay, which is located on the Galapagos island Floreana, I had my postcard all ready to go. The issue was whether it would go anywhere at all. Without a stamp or an official mail carrier, I had no idea whether my postcard would ever leave the confines of the […]

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