An 8 Minute Morning Yoga Practice

Taking a couple of minutes to root ourselves is a powerful practice. This short video takes your through a Sun Salutation A and B. This flow is a wonderful way to start the day.

Yoga Practice — Seeds of Freedom

Hi everyone. This longer video is of a  Zoom yoga session with friends. The cover image is of Everglades Correctional Institution, a state prison on the edge of the Everglades near Miami. Up until the pandemic, I was sharing a yoga practice with a group of 20 incarcerated men there.  The men at ECI are […]

Arroz con Gandules (Rice with Pigeon Peas)

Wow! I hope you try this recipe soon. I love the combination of flavors, especially the hint of coconut and ocean breezes. Total time: 40 minutes Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes (plus 10 more minutes to let rice settle) Serves: 6 -8  Sofrito Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil or bacon fat** 1 […]

Veggies and More

Earlier this year we partnered with St. Simon’s Farm to provide our Miami Firm Body community with fresh organic local produce at a reasonable price. We know that adding more greens to our diet is a good thing and doing so in community is even better. We are excited to announce that the the farm […]


Years ago when our kids were young we took one of our many camping trips to the Smokies. We listened to “Howliday Inn,” the story of a vampire bunny. The highlight of the book was this little phrase that has stuck with us, “Adventure is good for the soul.” As we head back home, we […]

Bartzelonara Bidean

Bartzelonara bidean! And leaving a bit of our hearts in the Basque Country!!! via Instagram

26 Years

Celebrating 26 years of life together. I’m perplexed at how fast the time has passed. Three children and many adventures later, the reading from Song of Solomon we heard at our wedding rings clear in my heart: “Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm; for love is strong […]


She says she doesn’t like posing for pictures, so it’s often a cat and mouse game. This one worked out without much trouble. I love her! via Instagram

Birthday Blessings

Celebrating this beautiful woman’s birthday today. Her Love and life light up my world. I’m one blessed man. View on Instagram