Howdy, from NYC. I made it, we made it. When we (Eric and I) arrived it was a bit rainy and dreary, yet the city still stole my affection. I have pondered a new time ratio...or at least some kind of new time perception...
1 Texas day=3 NYC days (at least!)
The amount of new faces, different subways, new languages, new cultures I am embedded in are uncountable. I LOVE IT.
have never needed to cultivate such grounding and centering in my life
as I feel necessary here. Quite a change I embarked on. My yoga practice
is my solid place, oh my. I am so thankful for Ashtanga and now more
than ever, it is my deepest home. My practice reminds me of home, and it
feels comfortable. STABLE. Even in a new studio and new teacher, which
by the way, are both extraordinary lovely and kind. I knew she was a
good fit when she said , "See you tomorrow, right?!"
Encouragement. A sweet reminder of where the party is really at.
of this acclimating and adjusting feels great. I just never know here.
Always on my tip-toes. I know it's only been 3 days, if that, but
remember to me this is about 9 days worth of grooving. Today, I almost
got smacked with a basketball when I was getting on the subway to leave
Williamsburg to come home. I swear I could feel the little braille like
bumps on the b-ball slide on my cheek! I gotta just groove with it and
A few more observations:
**Getting lost=finding cool new alternate routes. Or a sinking pit of doom-like feeling until I figure out where the F i am.
in Times Square area when I am starving creates a heat wave of
agitation that I have never felt before. Luckily, there are grocery
stores and coffee shops every which way. SAVED!
**The planning mind is really helpful here. Really. Really. Really.
I-phone is a heaven sent device created by all the gods that you and i
both worship! (I never thought I would say that) everrrrrr.
time to start organizing my route for a interview I have!! Super
excited about this. Interview with a coffeeshop hip place in the lower
Distance: 3.87 miles
Estimated time: 43 minutes
HOW AWESOME IS THAT. 43 minutes worth of soaking up information, developing Hippocampus skills, and total adventure.
Please universe, keep aligning your stars. OUR stars.
p.s i love you.