Gingerade

Recently, the Rhymes with Greer household had made to the decision that once all the booze in the apartment was gone, there would be no more to replace it, at least for a while. A Manhattan or scotch on the rocks every evening wasn't necessary, and often one would turn into two, two into three. Pretty soon we'd have ordered take out, finished off the most recent season of Doctor Who and started in on Torchwood before realizing it was one or two in the morning. What we needed was a break from that dubious ritual, and the way to get it was to deny ourselves the pleasure for a time.

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Yoga: home practice

Because damn, it's expensive! Luckily, I live in a place where you can find great yoga for just a few dollars. But one of the issues I've had with going to a studio for my practice, as much as I love it, is that it eats up nearly half a day. I usually leave 45 minutes to an hour before class (since I have to rely on public transit), usually classes are 90 minutes (plus they often go over a few minutes). Then it's 45 or so minutes back home. That's two and a half to three hours!

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