Mostly Sonny

I’ve always felt that it’s good for me to be comfortable with being uncomfortable. I truly believe that the best things happen when you’re just a little more open, not so set in routine; life is that much more unique and personal when you’re pushed a little off-kilter. We have the most genuine experience whenContinue reading “Mostly Sonny”

Practice Makes Progress

I moved abroad a few years ago.  A few years ago at this time I was still nesting in my friends place, trying to get my bearings. Realizing already that I was in way over my head, but also seeing ways I could be more “in” with the locals. “I gotta learn the language. FindContinue reading “Practice Makes Progress”

Champagne is my spirit animal

Mornings in Vallarta are my favorite time. The air is fresh and the mood is calm as we get our coffee and wake our bodies up gently. It seems like it’s always the same cast of characters: the guy with the Chihuahua who does the funny windmill-ish exercises, the couple who is always walking together,Continue reading “Champagne is my spirit animal”

Rubius Interruptus – A Fave Yoga Video

I’ve created a lot of yoga videos, many of which will never see the light of day, and some of which will only be seen by the client I made them for. But every once in a while there is a great take which must be shared, though the video of course ends up useless.Continue reading “Rubius Interruptus – A Fave Yoga Video”

And then I hit him with a bag of shit

Took Ruby for a walk this morning. And by the way… what an absolutely gorgeous morning this is… we have a lot of beautiful mornings in Vallarta, sometimes it’s hard to pick out a really great one. But this particular morning? It’s perfect. No contest. So we’re just walking around enjoying the morning, the trueContinue reading “And then I hit him with a bag of shit”

Top 10 Ways That Living In Vallarta is Different Than Wherever You Came From

I’ve lived in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for almost 4 years now. It is of course an absolutely lovely place to live, but it’s not without its challenges and its oddities. Here is my top 10 list of endearing, odd, and sometimes annoying Vallarta personality traits. “I have to cancel, it’s raining”, is a thing. IfContinue reading “Top 10 Ways That Living In Vallarta is Different Than Wherever You Came From”

The “Do Nothing” Theory

When I moved to Mexico, something crazy happened: Nothing. Nothing happened the way I planned it. Nothing went according to schedule. No appointments came when they said they would. No friends showed up on time for anything. Once, I made an appointment for internet installation. The appointment was set for one week in the future,Continue reading “The “Do Nothing” Theory”

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