Category Archives: Feldenkrais

Why Ask?

Because chances are, we don’t know as much as we think we know – about ourselves and others, about the world at large, and especially about communicating collaboratively with other species. This not-knowing makes Bugs want to holler. Readers of … Continue reading

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If Only, Now Too

Lately Bugs has been especially affectionate. He’s developed a strict routine where, once in the morning and just before lights out at night, he comes and makes biscuits on me. It’s always the same. First he sits near the bed … Continue reading

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Learning, Cats, Bedbugs, Cilantro. Connected, Really.

“Neuroplasticity” is an umbrella term for the revolutionary discovery that the brain has, in the words of psychiatrist Norman Doidge, “the ability to change its own structure and learn to replace lost functions.”  The brain is resilient, in other words. … Continue reading

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Soft Power

I had an incredibly sustaining and supportive dream the other night.  I was being chased by Nazis.  (Yes, I did say sustaining and supportive.)  My cats Bugs and Barney came to my rescue. This was my unconscious shaking its booty, … Continue reading

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Fire And Water

Those two elements have emerged as important currently over here at the home-place:  Fire & Water. Fire first.  The bottom has dropped out of the temperature here and I mean it feels cold.  There’s a freeze advisory and come on! … Continue reading

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A Very Important Award

With a nod to one of our favorite blog-pals Katnip Lounge, we’ve been honored with the Very Important Person Cat award by another of our favorites, Confessions of A Cat Woman. Confessions is an avatar of wit and style, so … Continue reading

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Left-Brain Right-Brain Boogaloo

Bugs is amazed to hear that humans may actually understand something important after all.  Fang is, like, whatever. (Bean’s grandmother never had any doubts on that score.) Devote eleven minutes to this wonderfully fun and informative video, about what left-brain-right-brain … Continue reading

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