Yoga for Climate Action: Saucha

Lying in a bathtub, holding to the sides
Frozen in the steam and everything to hide
Deep in the bathtub, make it good and hot
Make it hot enough to wash everything off

-Mark Sandman

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Yoga for Climate Action: Saucha

Lying in a bathtub, holding to the sides
Frozen in the steam and everything to hide
Deep in the bathtub, make it good and hot
Make it hot enough to wash everything off

-Mark Sandman

Yoga and the Art of Lower Back Maintenance

We do not have to transcend the ‘world of dust’ (saha) in order to go to some dust-free world called nirvana. Suffering and nirvana are of the same substance. If we throw away the world of dust, we will have no nirvana.”
–Thich Nhat Hanh, The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching

Yoga and the Art of Lower Back Maintenance

We do not have to transcend the ‘world of dust’ (saha) in order to go to some dust-free world called nirvana. Suffering and nirvana are of the same substance. If we throw away the world of dust, we will have no nirvana.”
–Thich Nhat Hanh, The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching

Breaking Free by Getting Jailed in Whiting, Indiana

My arrest didn’t feel like a risk, it felt like a transaction. It was a transaction I felt called to make, but it doesn’t feel like the most meaningful step I’ve taken against the climate crisis.

Breaking Free by Getting Jailed in Whiting, Indiana

My arrest didn’t feel like a risk, it felt like a transaction. It was a transaction I felt called to make, but it doesn’t feel like the most meaningful step I’ve taken against the climate crisis.

We Cannot Love What Is Not

Helen MacDonald’s memoir, H is for Hawk, is about falconry as mourning in the wake of her father’s sudden death. But what struck me most about MacDonald’s book is the way climate change is present throughout, without being the intended subject.

We Cannot Love What Is Not

Helen MacDonald’s memoir, H is for Hawk, is about falconry as mourning in the wake of her father’s sudden death. But what struck me most about MacDonald’s book is the way climate change is present throughout, without being the intended subject.

A List of Beautiful Things, pt. 1

Grey skies

tall trees

copper patina

unplanned roofscapes

strong shoulders

long necks

A List of Beautiful Things, pt. 1

Grey skies

tall trees

copper patina

unplanned roofscapes

strong shoulders

long necks

Stuffaloes Go Roaming

A lot of babies in my orbit these days, the new kids of people I love. I’ve been celebrating by figuring out how to make different kinds of animals for them.

Stuffaloes Go Roaming

A lot of babies in my orbit these days, the new kids of people I love. I’ve been celebrating by figuring out how to make different kinds of animals for them.