Take time for breaks.
Get a drink.
Walk around.
Stretch.
Listen to music.
And explore the Colorado landscape. 


 
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Morning 
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Joni Mitchell - Chelsea Morning 
begin the day
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Bill Withers - Lovely Day 
sun salutations  ( 15 minutes of yoga )
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Nina Simone- Here Comes the Sun
 
Midday 
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Walking In Rhythm
The Blackbyrds 
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Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Tammi Terrell - Marvin Gaye 
walk around
rock out
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John Denver - Rocky Mountain High
take a nature break
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S-T-R-E-T-C-H
 
 
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Evening
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Dance Me to the End of Love - Madeleine Peyroux
 
Poetry
Kindness
Naomi Shihab Nye 
Still I Rise
Maya Angelou - 1978
Unknown Girl in the Maternity Ward
Anne Sexton

Read by Amanda Fernandez
Louise Erdrich
Owned by author Louise Erdrich, Birchbark Books is a full range bookstore specializing in Indigenous American books, arts & gifts.
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"We conceive our children in deepest night, in blazing sun, outdoors, in barns and alleys and minivans. We have no rules, no ceremonies, we don't even need a driver's license. Conception is often something of a by-product of sex, a candle in a one-room studio, pure brute chance, a wonder. To make love with the desire for a child is to move the act out of its singularity, to make the need of the moment an eternal wish. But of all passing notions, that of a human being for a child is perhaps the purest in the abstract, and the most complicated in reality. Growing, bearing, mothering or fathering, supporting, and at last letting go of an infant is a powerful and mundane creative act that rapturously sucks up whole chunks of life."

- From The Blue Jay's Dance by Louise Erdrich ©2010. Published by HarperCollins.