Keeping Fit

How to’s by folks who know

Posted on February 25th, 2021 by paularath

When I was about 10 years old, I read a travel article in my mother’s Sunset Magazine about a trip in a horse drawn tinker’s caravan in Ireland. The idea quickly became an obsession. It took me ten years to get there, but the girl you see on the left is 20-year-old me, with friends
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Posted on September 15th, 2020 by paularath

Just last week I discovered a new dance class that’s really resonating with me. It’s called Afro Fusion and it’s taught by Marnita Billups, who arrived in Honolulu a little over a week ago and hit the ground dancing. Marnita brings an infectious energy and joy to the live online Zoom class, which is sponsored
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Posted on August 31st, 2020 by paularath

“When I am dancing, I feel as though I am on top of the world,” said Anthony Mmesoma Madu in an interview with a Newsweek reporter. You might be one of the 20 million-plus Instagram viewers who saw this charming 11-year-old dancing ballet in the rain in a sodden suburb of Lagos, Nigeria. His joy
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Posted on August 3rd, 2020 by paularath

Jerry and I love our cats. We have had one or two or three cats throughout our entire life together. But when Scrimshaw (better known as Scrimmy) passed away two years ago at the age of 21, we decided we would not adopt another cat. We were traveling so much and it wasn’t always easy
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Posted on April 30th, 2020 by paularath

These are alarming and confusing times, and it can be challenging to imagine the end of this set of circumstances. And yet, people all over the world are learning new ways of living and employing innovative ways of thinking. As an added bonus, we are relating to one another in creative new ways. (I never
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