weeks 15-17: searching for sattva

The past three weeks have been pretty full: a radio interview, two readings, hiring a new administrator for JackPine, hiring an admin assistant for myself, rehearsing and devising for two projects. I found myself just trying to keep up with what I had on my plate, neglecting sleep, diet, yoga, etc. And surprise surprise, the small digestive discomfort I was having turned into a colitis flare up.

This, of course, prompted some questioning of how I’ve been doing things. In a rather intense session with my counsellor, I came to the realization that I know enough about yoga to really work on balancing my life and most importantly, to work on regaining full health. I’ve started a 40-day Sadhana with the goal of clearing this flareup and working towards balance and health in my day-to-day life.
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Poetry & Paintings: A National Poetry Month Reading

Please join us for a unique reading. The audience will travel through the studio to view art installations and hear poetry. The Willow Studio is located in the old Saskatoon News Agency/Book Store. It’s a very groovy place. Thanks to Willow manager Laura Erikson for her enthusiastic acceptance of the idea to combine poetry with visual art and home décor.

Louise Halfe
Wynne Nicholson
Lia Pas
Kelly-Anne Riess
Glen Sorestad

I will be reading new poems written from James Wyper’s new Mantra series of paintings. James and I are both very excited about this work. Please attend if you can.

Hosted by The League of Canadian Poets & Willow Studio

Friday, April 17, 2009
4:00pm – 5:30pm
Willow Studio
148 2nd Avenue North
Saskatoon, SK

The facebook event can be found here.

week 14: continuation

Typing this from the couch on my new MacBook. I replaced my PowerBook G4 because the reed switch died and it wasn’t doing all I needed it to do anymore. I’m also typing from the couch because I have a chest cold. It hasn’t worn me out completely, but I’m being proactive and laying down at every opportunity.
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