Archive for the ‘spirituality’ Category

Breaking Bad Fast

Posted by Vicki on September 14th, 2013 under food!, Healthy eating, irritation, spirituality
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Every year, I wonder how and if I am going to make it till break the fast, which, according to my rules, begins after dinner on erev Yom Kippur, which often is well after sunset, and ends somewhere between 5:30 and 6 p.m. on Yom Kippur day. I do not ever go to services. Jenny […]

Kind of Distracted

Posted by Vicki on December 25th, 2012 under friends & family, love, philosophy, spirituality
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I am kind of distracted from blogging right now because I am sitting in the living room amidst family members who, in between being snarky, whistling, telling each oth to stop whistling, chatting are using their own electronic devices to e mail each other about some new evidence about a newly discovered type of cell […]

“Y” Yoga?

Posted by Vicki on September 3rd, 2012 under Attitude, Exercise, fitness, Lifestyle, spirituality, weight management, Wellness
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As a form of exercise, yoga is not for me. Or so I thought. My first personal experience with this discipline was in Philadelphia, when, during my Freshman year, I attended one class offered evenings at no cost and for no credit. That year, I also signed up for another evening class in The Occult, […]

Thanksgiving 2011 — Installment III — Do do That Voo Doo That You Do So Well

Posted by Vicki on November 27th, 2011 under Attitude, spirituality
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Going backwards — we are now back in Pittsburgh, where rain is falling in the way that only Pittsburgh rain can: just grey, grey and more grey. No nuance to the sky. Nothing that could be called a cloud. No wind. Just cold, wet, rain, grey, relentless, falling from a gloomy backdrop. It started after […]