Stories to Tell


Blame It On The Rain

Laughter is underestimated, and downright funny people should be given awards on the same level as the Nobel Prize. I have always loved to laugh as much as I love coffee. I will also say,...

She Spoke of Gold

Today marks the release of my first ebook publication of a collection of poetry. This has been a collection that has simmered and stirred in my body for many years. I certainly had to live...

Sign For Help

Yesterday we left Santa Barbara at 9am to travel to Burbank for our flight home to Sacramento. At about 10:45am we were in Simi Valley heading towards smoke on the 118. Climbing up a ridge...

To Leave And Train

Taking a yoga teacher training is a big deal. HUGE, in my opinion. It takes so much commitment to do it. I don’t think I really understood that before I went through the process myself....

Walk With Her

She experiences the world differently. She would say it was special, by way of symbols. She would say it is the only way she knows how. The wind takes her laugh for miles so that...

37 Turning The Page

I know the ending. Any writer will tell you that if you know the ending, it makes it easier to tell the story of the winding and weaving way to that very end. It’s true....

I Fight The End

I love the beginning of it all and the middle even more. I love where the magic of the story seems palpable and where the newness is like answers to hopes and prayers. The beginning...

Leave What Is Heavy Behind

We have to ask ourselves from time to time, “Is this a challenge? Or am I creating the challenge by not letting go?” If you haven’t noticed by now, life will bring waves of problems...

I Hate Hummus

Hey there, my name is Natalie! I teach power vinyasa yoga and love to incorporate moving to the beat of the music at some point. I danced for over 20 years of my life so...

Virtually. At least for now? I'm open.