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Happy New Year! "Pretty" by Russell Bernice, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

Make Way For 2012!

Tonight, many folks (including myself) will be bringing in 2012 with style, loved ones, sass, energy, proactive intentions, or a mixture of all five.  If you’ve decided to go to Times Square this evening, then God Speed!  Don’t say you haven’t been warned.  Back in the day when I’d watched the ball drop in Times […]

December 31, 2011 New York City | One Comment

I am a big fan of Bruce Lee. And so is Hong Kong, for erecting this statue. "They call him Bruce" by Andrew Currie, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

The In Of Yin And Why It Pays To Be Like Bruce Lee

Come December 22, 2011, at 12:30am EST in the Northern Hemisphere, we will be experiencing the Winter Solstice.  This brings about the longest night of the year, and signals the official start of winter. You may be familiar with Yin and Yang.  You know, that overused symbol by wellness centers and martial artists that are […]

December 21, 2011 Chinese Medicine | 6 Comments

Halved acorn squash, with ghee and nutmeg, fresh out of my oven! Warms the cockles.

My Heart Is Aglow With Needles, Reiki, And Acorn Squash

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year since I posted my first blog post, ever, for Alcantara Acupuncture!  But, it has.  And I’ve been enjoying every bit of writing it!  I’ve learned a lot about blogging, my acupuncture/reiki practice, wellness, human behavior, writing, and myself.  I hope you’ve found it entertaining, informative, and, sometimes, […]