Welcome to Stuart

I've spent the last 18 years of my life here, off and on.  It's changed quite a bit, from when I first arrived in 2001.  This is a classic Americana town, which recently has become far more upscale than it used to be.  Among the buildings you see here was an AA meeting center, where…

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Getting Hangry

Despite being 67 and fat, I've been doing pretty good of late in terms of exercise and portion control. I bicycle 15+ miles 3 - 4 times a week. I swim regularly, in my HOA's pool or in the ocean, despite the sharks along the shoreline. I lift weights. I do Tai Chi and yoga.…

No masté – The yogi beginner’s body rebels

Yoga is hard. During the past three weeks, in between taking afternoon naps, I've done this: Gone to two Restorative Yoga classes (easy and relaxing); Attended an Iyengar class, which I found great for hip opening -- a term I'd never heard of before this -- and spinal realignment; Attended 2 Vinyasa clasess (which I…