A Thousand Words

Tummy Time

Tummy Time

Being pregnant is no joke, and I had an easy pregnancy. First there’s morning sickness, which is ghastly even if you don’t have Kate Middleton’s variety. There’s not being able to tell anyone why you aren’t feeling like yourself until you have cleared the initial...
Twice-Born Yoga

Twice-Born Yoga

Berkeley is a veritable mecca for yoga practitioners. Here, studios are (happily) more numerous than Starbucks, each offering its own specialty: Bikram, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Kundalini, Yin yoga, Hatha Flow, Vinyasa, “Hot Vinyasa,” restorative yoga, passive asanas, and...
Signs of Our Time

Signs of Our Time

Cursive, they say, is going the way of cave painting, the compact disc, and the birthday card. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that 45 states have now standardized a core, public-school curriculum, and teaching cursive handwriting is not included. Gone is...