Why Meditate — When I Could Be Sweeping the Garage?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I’ve tried meditating a few times – a very few times. I’m well read on the subject, however. Indeed, I’ve spent way more … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: Our Christmas Candy Is — Gone!

By Barbara Falconer Newhall My son Peter's girlfriend's mom has a lot of good qualities. She gardens, she composts, she giggles at my jokes, she adores … [Read more...]

Yosemite — More Beautiful than the Himalayas?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Is the Yosemite high country even more beautiful than the Himalayas? My hiking pal Al Aistrope thinks so. … [Read more...]

More Pix of Beautiful Yosemite High Country

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Here are some more pictures from my days in the Sierra Nevada last September. We spent time at the Inyo National Forest and … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: My (Awesome) Zumba Body

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Trying on bras at Nordstrom the other day, the truth was all too apparent. Too much flesh here. Too much skin there. Some of … [Read more...]