CoMotion Center for Movement in Saint Paul, MN as seen from the outside of the Fairview Business Center where Marie Kube’s Zumba dance fitness class is being held.

New Zumba Dance Fitness Classes at CoMotion Center for Movement

Dear Readers, I am so excited to announce that we found the perfect place to rent space for more Zumba® dance fitness classes.  See my previous blog posts for more about my Zumba® dance fitness classes (My First Zumba® Class Aug. 31st and About My Zumba Gold® Class).  See my Zumba® Instructor Profile page for … Continue reading New Zumba Dance Fitness Classes at CoMotion Center for Movement

Photograph of a bear representing Bear Clan Member Paul Red Elk, Clinical Herbalist, who is teaching an herbal first aid class using herbs that are useful in first aid.

Paul Red Elk, Traditional Lakota Herbal Medicine Man

Dear Readers, Being a life scientist has taught me to respect life and nature and the interconnections.  All my experiences, including succeeding at pharmaceutical research and development, worried me more and more that we could be missing human knowledge and experience that has been passed through generations for as long as there have been humans.  … Continue reading Paul Red Elk, Traditional Lakota Herbal Medicine Man

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How I Got My Money from TIAA (Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association)

Dearest Readers, Happy New Year’s Eve! In preparation for the year 2020, where hindsight is, I have some advice for teachers and others in academic, research, medical, cultural, and governmental fields regarding their retirement savings.  After my divorce from a teacher, I spent my life savings surviving post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and starting my new … Continue reading How I Got My Money from TIAA (Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association)