West Meets East! How practicing Kundalini Yoga has enhanced my Faith! www.theshortesttallman.com

West Meets East


Now this is a story all about how my faith got flipped, turned upside down: How My Kundalini Yoga And Meditation Practice Has Only Illuminated My Catholic Faith Catholicism isn’t exactly known for being new age-y. I’m thinking more like traditional, routine, disciplined- that’s more like it. Not to say that I have found my Catholic faith to be boring,…

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Sifting Through The Sand


This weekend was a whirlwind of poop. [Well, let’s hope Little Tallman doesn’t start a blog anytime soon because it doesn’t sound too promising.] Let’s start again. This weekend was a whirlwind of all of my Core Desired Feelings, a la The Desire Map! Remember when I posted about that? Well, good stuffity stuff happened: I worked on my email…

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Granny's Pancakes! www.theshortesttallman.com

Granny’s Pancakes


Hi y’all! I’m comin’ at ya with my Southern Drawl because I am about to serve you up some delicious goodness: the easiest recipe for Crepes eva. It comes to you from Tallest Tallman’s granny, and it is perfect. What I love about it is that it’s both easy and delicious. Granny hailed from a rural part of West Virginia-…

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A Worry I Have (January 17)


I’m going to let you in on something that concerns me, quite a bit. I don’t know what to do about it, in a community-wide sense, and I don’t know what the repercussions are, if any, but I believe it has to have some kind of effect. This concern of mine is constant stimulation via modern media sources. When I…

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Whyyyy aren’t you doing this yet??? (January 15)


Seriously. What are you waiting for. You complain about grocery shopping, and yet you haven’t done the whole order online for pickup thing!!! Quit whining, and figure it out! One of our local Hannaford stores has “Hannaford To Go,” where you order everything on their website, choose a time to pick it up, and then… Then… It’s so glorious, I don’t know…

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Desire Mapping (January 14)


How do you want to feel? I’m working on my Desire Map. What on earth is that, you might ask? It’s a different take on New Year’s Resolutions by Danielle LaPorte, a book you will find in the Self-Help section of Barnes & Noble. The subtitle of The Desire Map states, “A Guide To Creating Goals With Soul,” and on the…

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PTA and Panera (January 10)


A dream is a wish your heart makes. And dreams can sometimes change. Once upon a time, I dreamed to be a public school music teacher. I did everything I needed to do and I got that job! And it was awesome! Then I became a mom, and my dreams shifted. The concept of having someone else watch my kids…

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Know Thyself (January 9)


Introverts have come into light recently. It’s like they’re the underdogs in our abrasive world, and they’re really the ones that have engineered everything. I read Quiet by Susan Cain, or I suppose skimmed it because it was for a book study I did when I was working. I found it very interesting, and I also found myself trying to identify…

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Best Weekend Ever! (January 8)


I just had one of the best weekends of my life, honestly. In the top ten. It was just a weekend of being together harmoniously. Ha- with a family of 5, that is a bit of a feat! We did nothing remarkable, exciting, or adventurous. Saturday: did some cleaning, talked to my bff on the phone, the girls had playdates,…

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