• Oregon Day 2: Yoga, Hike, Yoga, Write!

    Thursday, June 11, 2015 Permalink

    The yoga retreat started with a vigorous class at 7am.  It was chilly so we opted for indoors.  (SIDENOTE:  the weather is unexpected for me.  Apparently, Central Oregon is a desert.  It’s a sunny, 80s-90s, gentle breeze during the day.  Then, it’s chilly in the morning and after sundown.  I expected more of a rainy and ...

  • Oregon Day 1: I’m retreating

    Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Permalink

    My first day of vacation started at before-the-crack-of dawn.  My adventure from O’Hare to Seattle to Redmond, Oregon launched at 6:15am.  So, I got up at 4am.  Yowza, that’s early!   It’s definitely easier to get up in wee hours for pleasure than business.  But 4am is 4am.  Aside from some TSA antics that made it ...

  • Oregon, I’m coming for you!

    Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Permalink

    I’m back...kind of.  Keeping to my 2015 resolution to travel to one new state and one new country, I’m getting the domestic trip off the checklist.  I’m headed to Oregon for a three part adventure:  retreat, reunion, road trip.  First, I’ll be at Sunriver Resort for a five day yoga retreat. Although I’ve been practicing yoga for ...