Furniture Makeovers by Barb Blair

Do you have an old dresser or chair that is just begging for a makeover? After perusing “Furniture Makeovers” by Barb Blair, you may be inspired to try some of your own creative transformations. The author lays out all of the tools and materials, but I confess, I went straight for the before and after […]

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Sura Flow Self-Discovery Yoga (DVD) : Relaxation, Healing, Meditation

In this relatively short (27 minutes) and easy to follow DVD on “Deep Relaxation and Guided Meditation”, you will learn how to clear your body-mind of stress, tension, and pain. It begins with a Centering & Grounding practice that provides basic tools for healing and meditation. 5 Elements Healing uses the natural elements (Air, Water, […]

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Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel

Hearing author Lily Koppel being interviewed on NPR about her new book, The Astronaut Wives Club, my interest was piqued http://n.pr/12lDl4t. Many of us remember the different space missions that took place in the 60’s and 70’s, but what did we really know about the wives that were left behind? Koppel delivers an inside look […]

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“I’m your man: the life of Leonard Cohen” by Sylvie Simmons

Leonard Cohen is one of a kind. Poet, singer, songwriter, novelist, philosopher, artist. He definitely did not go with the current as Sylvie Simmons tells us in this biography. He went his own way. Among other things, he was a dropout. He would often disappear. A farm in Tennessee, a hideaway in Hydra, Greece, a […]

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The End of Your Life Book Club – Will Schwalbe

I rarely pick books about books, or books about dying.  But right after my mother-in-law was diagnosed with a terminal disease, I came across this one, and it said to me “Read me now!” I am one of those that think that books choose you as much as you choose them.  This one came into […]

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