Meet Vibrant: Retired and Wandering

She must have been in her 60s. She was retired with children about my age. She was reflective and open-minded. Her energy and enthusiasm for life, people, and travel were wicked-awesome, without being over-the-top annoying. She brightened up my days. I met Vibrant in the dorm room one afternoon on Holbox Island. I was just…

Sunset Serenity

I glance beyond the window of the hut as I hold each pose. The sky is slowly transforming from a perfect blue to a magnificent pink. I hear the ocean waves gently break on the shore. As we conclude today’s yoga session, I feel content with myself – mind, body, and soul (whatever that may…

Barefoot in Mexican Paradise

I haven’t worn shoes in 5 days. I also haven’t seen a McDonald’s, Starbucks, brand name hotel or any other chain business in this time. I’ve been doing yoga every day and have been to that spot  you see in all the beach vacation ads –  you know the one you think doesn’t actually exist, where…