Thursday, February 11, 2010

While I'm Getting Ready For The Travel Channel To Find Me....

I believe in signs. Not just the usual "OMG! You are headed into snake skin curves!" or "Yo! Look out for crazy falling rocks that might hit your car and send you careening off into a ditch" signs. No, I believe in signs from God! or The Universe... whichever you prefer. I believe that if you pay attention or listen hard enough, you will be given answers to your questions. Now, these answers don't always come in ways that you would expect them and they don't always come when you want them, but sooner or later.... you get your answer.



I was sitting at my dining room table yesterday, thinking of my poor deceased mother. "Damn you! You secretly knew Dad was going to turn out like this so you died first," I berated her, even though I couldn't see her. I pondered this statement as I looked out my window and BAM! A cardinal flew into the bushes and stared at me for a good 5 minutes. I knew it was her! Or at least her spirit come to haunt me. She had a thing about cardinals and redbirds. "The first sign of Spring," she always said.

My phone rang. My good friend and life coach, Tori, invited me to her yoga class, reminding me that I need a break and I knew a few deep breaths would do me good. Let's face it, if one is going to be the star of a new travel show, (read previous post) they should probably be in good traveling shape! Please, sit back and let me share this wonderful experience with you.



Heading Om Yoga Studio



















Our fabulous yoga instructor, Tammy Mitchell


All relaxed now! Sorry, Mom..... oh, and thanks for the invite, Tori! (I think Mom must have whispered in her ear, don't you?)

25 comments:

  1. *smiles*


    pictures of snow get you on my pal list for sure....

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  2. You can talk to birds? What would a crow say?

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  3. Oh, I've eaten crow, but never talked to one! Unless of course, they left a mess on my windshield!!

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  4. That yoga studio looks absolutely fabulous. I'd like to hop on that massage table.

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  5. Oh! Be careful what you say to those who have passed on! Loved the story of the bird!

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  6. Totally! I'm glad you were open to her suggestion. Mother knows best!

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  7. Glad you took some time for yourself. And that you listen to your mother!

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  8. I just stumbled upon your blog. So glad I did! It will be a daily stop from now on.

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  9. I keep resisting taking Yoga classes, I'm not sure why I know I'll like it and I definitely need it. Maybe I need a sign...

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  10. Signs from the Universe ARE all around us. I really believe that too. It's just that so often I seem to be walking around with my eyes shut!

    The cardinal wasn't, by any chance, carrying a post it note in its beak with the phone number for the Travel Channel, was she?

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  11. "A cardinal flew into the bushes and stared at me for a good 5 minutes. I knew it was her!"

    Hahahahahaha! Signs indeed. Can you send that cardinal (your mom) to my house. I so need Yoga. Funny post. Enjoyed it.

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  12. OMG, I laughed out loud because we say the same thing about my Dad, he died first so he didn't have to deal with Mom! LOL

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  13. What a pretty little bird the Cardinal is. I think my mum will come back as a crow or robin. Both vicious in their own way!

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  14. One can NEVER go wrong with a pair of Red Shoes... ;o)

    ~shoes~

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  15. you going to post again?


    or do you just want a kiss?

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  16. No fair skipping ahead. It is the story of how I got to where I am.
    And yes I just want a kiss.

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  17. Great looking yoga studio! I believe in signs also. And your yoga teacher really looks very calm and serene!!

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  18. I'm missing you! I pray all is well with you.

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  19. I like your blog, it looks awesome and you've got plenty of interesting content. I think my mother will come back as a bat by the way...

    I've just started my new blog. It isn't as pretty as yours yet but I'm a middle aged woman too - so I suspect I will have it in shape soon. ;)

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  20. I think signs often come when we need them:)
    I LOVE that yoga studio!!!!! I feel relaxed all ready:)

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  21. Never underestimate the healing powers of yoga ;)

    That studio looks wonderful!

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