Articles & Essays


The Benefits of Forest Bathing in My Little Bird

Eight Simple Moves to Keep Hands Happy in My Little Bird

Summer in the City: Secrets for Staying Cool in My Little Bird

Healthy Self-talk for a Happy Home Yoga Practice in elephant journal

How a Yoga Inversion Led to a Life Conversion in elephant journal

Keep the Yoga Retreat Vibes through the Daily Grind in Book Yoga Retreats

The Romance of Romance Novels in My Little Bird

Bye, Bye Black in My Little Bird

Tending to Your Soles in My Little Bird

Stay Calm and Keep Still in My Little Bird

Hum a Happy Tune in My Little Bird

Grounded: The Benefits of Sitting on the Floor in My Little Bird

Brighten Up: Five Simple Yoga Moves in My Little Bird

10 D.C. Coffee Shops with Character in My Little Bird

It’s a Small World–for an Apartment Pet in My Little Bird

D.C.’s 10 Best Places for Walking Meditation in My Little Bird

Make It a Mindful Morning in My Little Bird

From So-So to Super Sub in The Yogipreneur

15 Not-So-Usual Place to Meditate on Do You Yoga

5 Ways Poetry Can Enhance Your Yoga Practice on BreatheRepeat

“Drawing Closer: Women Poets and Poems About Nature” in Her Circle

in r.kv.r.y., conversation about journalism and poetry

“Sistah Vegan” An Interview with Breeze Harper in Her Circle

“Volunteers work to slow down kitten killing” in High Country News

one of many eHow articles, another, another, anotherone on fitness for senior citizens; one on healthy snacks; and, one from essortment on caring for wild birds

lesson plans for humane education and team-building activities for youngsters

From Bison to BioPark: 100 Years of the National Zoo (FONZ Publications, special issue)


Cells of Solitude in r.kv.r.y

“Delta Chickens” in Stone Highway Review

“On Not Writing History” in Writers on Writing, Passages North

“Ease” in Front Porch Journal

“Admirable Friend” in Shambhala SunSpace

“Listening for Ahimsa” in Shambhala SunSpace

“At a Loss” in Her Circle
“Andros Island” in Under the Gum Tree

“Borax’s Beginnings” in Nevada Magazine

“Lessons in Making-Do from a contrarian nonagenarian” in Colorado Central Magazine

essays in Redwood Coast Review on subjects including: Little House on the Prairie; California and its water; the Library of Congress as well as essays in the City Paper, Washington, DC, Orion and Parabola.


What’s Wrong with Sentiment?, The Sacramento Bee

Teaching teenagers to read, The Redwood Coast Review

Wild animals and humans, The Sacramento Bee

Poets for the Cities, The New York Times

Stuffed animals a schlocky diversion, The Sacramento Bee

Artists, like naturalists, help us see, Orion


On yoga, poetry and translation with Marci Vogel in Jacket 2

Friday Feature with Jenny Magazine

Class Feature on Yoga Activist

“Bringing Stories to Life” in The California Aggie

Cartwheels on the Sky radio

on humane education in National Capital Therapy Dogs

on literacy and empathy in Red Rover

KBAK television, Bakersfield

Spanish translation

“Confounding Tides,” in High Country News