Author Archives: Pam

Molasses Muffins

Molasses Muffins Molasses muffins – oh yum, spicy and moist, these are just the ticket for breakfast, a quick snack or just any old time! The spices can be ramped up or calmed down to suit your taste. They are … Continue reading

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Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada

Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada #vanlifediaries Woke up early in Colorado. I knew I’d have a 10-12 hour trip – #vanlifediaries. 4am. Let’s have coffee, finish cleaning up and hit the road. On the way down through Tres Piedras, … Continue reading

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Local Voyages to Taos and Crestone

Local Voyages to Taos and Crestone Crestone Local voyages to Taos and Crestone. Two places I visited often while living in the San Luis Valley. Both are beautiful and mystical. I started my stay in Colorado in Crestone. Test, test, … Continue reading

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New Beginnings – Life on the Road

New Beginnings – Life on the Road Getting ready for new beginnings, of life on the road. #vanlife #vanlifediaries. Exciting, scary all up and down – courage, adventure where will this all lead? Carbon monoxide detector, smoke detector, fire extinguisher, … Continue reading

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As Covid-19 Lingers

As Covid-19 Lingers – Life on the Road? As I take in the morning beauty at the dog park, geese are squawking, cows are mooing and the deer are grazing nearby. This idea of being a nomad has been with … Continue reading

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Conscious Relaxation

Conscious Relaxation Meditation – Begninners Meditation Conscious relaxation is where we choose to relax in a methodical way, with or without an external cue. This is a great awareness to cultivate as a yoga for beginners practice. We have really … Continue reading

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Ida, Pingala and Shushumna

What you say? Ida is passive, feminine, on the left side and Pingala is active, masculine, on the right side. Shushumna (most gracious energy channel) goes straight down the spine to the tailbone (some say it goes up), Ida and … Continue reading

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Opening the Rib Cage

Opening the Rib Cage Years ago I was a rabbit mouth breather, short and shallow. Stress was the name of the game. I would often find myself shallow breathing or holding my breath in a not so good way and … Continue reading

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Ksepana Mudra – Pouring Out

Ksepana Mudra – Pouring Out The gesture of Ksepana Mudra pouring out and letting go. Allow this mudra to flush away toxins and negativity. See if you can allow positive to replace negative. What do I need to let go … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Meditation – Breathing

This is a simple way to improve breathing with yoga! Here is a lovely mindfulness meditation focused on the breath. This is helpful to improve breathing through yoga. As we become more accustomed to watching our breath, our emotions and … Continue reading

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