Sit . Sip . n . Be .

BE fully present. BE loving.


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Why I Knit

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This Trane vest just needs buttons now (and weaving in loose ends).

Why does anyone make stuff?
Why does anyone make art, soup, music, or a sweater?

Well, for me it’s been JOYFUL to get back in touch with my inner knitter. My momma nudged me to knit again, so I did … with gusto last autumn. I’m not fast or prolific, but I’m knitting. Once I took it up again, I couldn’t believe I’d left it alone for so many decades. It feels like I’ve run in to an old friend from long, long ago. Hello, friend. Continue reading


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Sipping Turmeric Tonic: a remedy for stuff

The next time there are sniffles in the air, a stomach flu bug, or you want to boost a weak immune system, try this Turmeric Tonic. It’s the bomb. Seriously, you’ll feel that warm ginger-burn inside, and any inflammation you’ve got going on inside of you will thank you.

Try  “Sipping Turmeric Tonic” during your next SIT.SIP.n.BE. and see what you think! I just winged it a while back with the ingredient ratios, and we love it. [see recipe below]  Continue reading


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It’s Elemental: SIT.SIP.n.BE is all 5 elements

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How cool is this? I realized that your SIT.SIP.n.BE practice incorporates all 5 classical elements from Earth up to Ether (BTW, wishing everyone a warm holiday season this week ❤ ):

EARTH: it’s what you sit on, or where you set your feet, when you SIT.SIP.n.BE fully present (porch, steps, grass, snow, dirt or sand). The earth can be perceived by all five senses—hearing, touch, sight, taste and smell.

WATER: it’s what you’re sippin’ (in that herbal tea or lemon water). Water has no odor, but can be perceived by the other four senses—it can be heard, felt, seen, and tasted.

FIRE: it’s what heated up the water on your stove. Fire can be Continue reading


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Introducing SIT . SIP . n . BE .

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SIT.SIP.n.BE  is a simple notion.

SIT.SIP.n.BE  has a powerful outcome.

SIT.SIP.n.BE  is easy (if you have a body and a brain).

How simple?
Create a screen-free, quiet moment JUST for yourself … first-thing every morning:
MAKE TEA.
SIT with it.
SIP it, and
BE in the present moment.
It’s that simple. SIT.SIP.n.BE.

How powerful? Your mornings will shift from going to The Elsewhere* in the digital world, to being REAL in your own real surroundingsTHAT’S powerful.

How easyThis easy: Continue reading