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yogini cowgirl
Southwest Montana
The absurdly true adventures of a Hollywood Movie Producer turned Montana Mama Yogini ... who just wants to be a Cowgirl
Interests: cooking, reading, writing, traveling, eating, partnering, teaching Kundalini, practicing yoga, frisbee-ing, dog-loving.
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060912. Solstice is a big deal in the yoga community. It represents a shift in the Universal Consiousness. And if you're at all active in the Kundalini Yoga community, you might be preparing for it by practicing the 90 Day Support Sadhana ... or maybe you're doing a spring cleanse... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2012 at the yogini cowgirl
032912. Yep. I said "PINK" full moon. Let's have some fun with it! See you on the mat! Sat Nam, YC Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2012 at the yogini cowgirl
031912. Maybe because it's Monday? Or perhaps because tomorrow is the first day of Spring? Maybe we were just too excited these past few days celebrating the new compost bin... (which was built by the LO and The Cowboy ... who I am very happy to have home for a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2012 at the yogini cowgirl
031512. Have I mentioned that the Cottage used to be a vacation rental? Before the LO and I invaded his space in Montana, the Cowboy would go off to work out of town and rent out the Cottage to visiting professors, directors for the local opera, ski-bunnies and boys …... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at the yogini cowgirl
031412. Stracciatella soup. Sopa de ajo. Eggplant involtini. Cauliflower risotto. Sourdough pancakes. Asiago and olive bread. Refried bean tacos. Avocado salad. Apple sharlotka. Shakshuka over homemade polenta. Sourdough pizza with 5-minute cherry tomato sauce. All from scratch. All from our kitchen. All in the last eight weeks. And that’s only... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at the yogini cowgirl
031212. Many of you know … in my past life (22 months ago) I was a movie producer living in Los Angeles. I was an executive producer for a “director of note.” Spent my days meeting writers and directors, agents, actors, studio execs and managers. Living from project to project.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at the yogini cowgirl
031112. The Cowboy asked me early this weekend, “Why aren’t you writing?” And I didn’t have an answer for him. But it bugged me. And then a few hours later he asked, “Is it because you’re struggling with this new point of view?” And that threw me for a loop.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2012 at the yogini cowgirl
022912. I don’t pine for a lot of the life I lived in Los Angeles. I don’t miss all the meetings. I don’t miss reading all those scripts. I don’t even miss the movie premieres or the parties. I do miss my friends. And sometimes I miss the weather. And... Continue reading
Posted Feb 29, 2012 at the yogini cowgirl
022812. It's been six months since my last class. I mean, I'm not making excuses, but I did have a baby. And as much as I appreciate and enjoy my own practice. I've really missed teaching. So to say I'm excited about this upcoming series of workshops is kind of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2012 at the yogini cowgirl
011112. In case you were wondering, the "magic word" is no longer "please." Or "thank you," "excuse me" or any other nicety that comes to mind. We were informed yesterday, by a precocious and chatty 2 1/2 year old that the magic word is ... Are you ready for this?... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2012 at the yogini cowgirl
010812. Better late than never? Okay, so tomorrow is DAY ONE of the first 40-day meditation challenge for anyone who cares to join in the fun. The meditation we’re doing is called “Stimulate Your Chakra System and Feel Wonderful.” It’s from the Kundalini Yoga manual Reaching ME in Me, compiled... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at the yogini cowgirl
010712. I don’t know about you, but I depend on miracles. I believe in them. I pray for them. I rely on them. Daily. Little miracles. Like when the Little One decides without prompting to try the white bean and kale soup I made for dinner and she like it.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at the yogini cowgirl
010512. Remember how I said I was ready for whatever 2012 had to offer? And I sounded enthusiastic about it? Well. I’m still enthusiastic. But I might not be ready. Last night we found out the Cowboy’s new job (in New Mexico) starts Monday. As in … Friday … Saturday... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at the yogini cowgirl
010212. Day 2 of the new year and so far, I've made and kept up all the usual resolutions: No more holiday baked goods and candies (except for maybe one more piece of the coconut chocolate confections homemade by the Cowboy's dearest friend SB ... but I denied it on... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2012 at the yogini cowgirl
010112. After a year of the Universe handing out big pieces of Life, I am ready for whatever this New Year has to offer. I reflect on 2011, and I remember heartily the big moments: The loss of the Cowboy’s beautiful brother to cancer, whose endurance is a lesson for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2012 at the yogini cowgirl
101311. Thank you all for your patience while life plays its little games ... As many of you know, my beautiful grandmother passed away and left a major hole in my life and the lives of all of my family. What most don't know is that my Gram was the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2011 at the yogini cowgirl
082311. Something I have been realizing in the past few days as I reflect on all the amazing lessons and kindnesses I received from my grandmother over the years: whether she knows it or not, my grandmother lives her life in accordance with the teachings of the Dalai Lama …... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2011 at the yogini cowgirl
082211. I thought about not blogging today. I thought about just unplugging and unhooking and un-communicating. I even thought about un-meditating today. And then I thought I might come undone. Which wouldn’t do anyone any good. Not me. Not the LO or the OLO. Not the superMom or the Gram.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2011 at the yogini cowgirl
082011b. ... I did make those Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes. It was Monday. My superMom had just left for New Jersey. And the LO and I needed a pick-me-up because at least one of us was sad. But instead of strawberries (which, unless they are organic, are one of the most... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2011 at the yogini cowgirl
082011. The visit from my superParents was interrupted last week when my grandmother (who happens to be 91 and 1/2 years old) had a heart attack on Sunday and the superMom had to rush home to New Jersey to be with her. And Gram … the original superDuperMom … is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2011 at the yogini cowgirl
081311. Because I get these updates once a month and you might not, here’s the full moon forecast from Powerpath and the School of Shamanism: “The full moon is Saturday, August 13 at 12:58 PM Mountain Daylight Time. This is a day for gratitude, gratitude and more gratitude. This may... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2011 at the yogini cowgirl
081211. The following poem was silk-screened onto a piece of muslin covered with pink and blue happy faces and hung on the closet wall of the room I shared with my sisters from the time I was about 2 until I left for college: Begin the day with friendliness, Keep... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2011 at the yogini cowgirl
080911. I saw this on the Tasty Kitchen Blog yesterday. And I woke up wanting one. I’ll let you know how it goes. Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2011 at the yogini cowgirl
080811. It’s Monday. By coincidence, I had another doctor appointment this morning (not unlike my last three appointments). Once again, I was scheduled for a test (this time a glucose tolerance blood test to see if I'm developing gestational diabetes) … And once again … The technician who was supposed... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2011 at the yogini cowgirl
080611. First off, let me say, two Saturdays ago I said I was going to start limiting my tech time. Yeah. And then I downloaded the twitter app to my iPhone. So. Um. Yeah. That went well. On the upside, I did leave my phone in the car when I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2011 at the yogini cowgirl