My blog is part journal, particularly about my two volunteering gigs: at a parrot rescue and my local library. Part pontificating about travel, finances, pretending to go green, and other things I read online.
Generally, I like books better than TV, TV better than movies and animals better than people. I live outside of Chicago.
I'm a single mama who believes in living simply, loving big, working hard, and playing harder. Life is beautiful and to be lived and enjoyed - I try to keep this in mind every moment. This blog chronicles the ups and downs, joys and heartbreaks, and breathtaking moments of my journey through words, poetry, photos and, occasionally, videos.
We’re bringing mindful practice and parenting into left-brain, analytical lives! At Left Brain Buddha I explore ideas and practices for mindfulness, and share the challenges and riches in my journey to live and parent mindfully. I encourage you to discover the amazing transformations that can occur when we not only indulge, but learn to tame, our monkey minds....more