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In this insightful gem, journalist and life coach Wanda Hennig writes wisely, hilariously and sometimes poignantly about sex and food; living for three-and-a-half years at the San Francisco Zen Center; moving solo from one continent to another; meditation; creative mindfulness strategies and more. Cravings: A Zen-inspired memoir about sensual pleasures, freedom from dark places, and living and eating with abandon (Say Yes Press). Edition Two (Mouth Orgasm edition) published August 2017 (ISBN 9780996820523 paperback; ISBN 9780996820523 eBook).

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Article Archive for July 2015

My backpack, my daughter and me: Part 1

July 11, 2015 – 10:54 pm
Award-winning story Bay Area Travel Writers.

We set off on our European summer backpacking vacation one warm and sunny winter afternoon late in May. My daughter was 13. I was 30-something. We flew from Durban to London via Nairobi and found from the very beginning that learning while on the move is easier than ABC. Things are there all the time, waiting to be noticed, grasped and stored away in the memory with minimum effort.

My backpack, my daughter and me: Part 2

July 11, 2015 – 10:36 pm
Award-winning story Bay Area Travel Writers.

Our first night in Athens after arriving late in the evening and desperate for a place to drop our bodies and our backpacks, we found ourselves in the sleaziest hotel I have ever seen. But on the whole, Greece was great. So great, we spent almost a month there instead of the planned two weeks. This story recently won ‘Gold’ in the Bay Area Travel Writers internet travel article award category.

Travel to Poland: Copernicus, Olstzyn, Grunwald and Malbork

July 5, 2015 – 1:06 pm
Olstzyn castle

Reflections on a month-long ‘roots’ trip.
Positively Poland: Four
“We should take an early breakfast. Our day’s destination will be Malbork where …

Travel to Poland: Magical Masuria and din in Ryn

July 5, 2015 – 12:28 am
Historic site.

After breakfast I want show you the region of Masuria, the land of one thousand lakes. The best way for us to visit this region is, when we get there, to walk a bit and then to rent a small houseboat and spend a few hours on the water exploring.

Travel to Poland: Gravely Grajewo

July 3, 2015 – 8:25 am
Grajewo cemetery.

Wanda Hennig blogs about her month-long ‘roots’ trip to Poland.
Positively Poland: Two
“We should take early breakfast and drive to Grajewo …