What’s Good in the Garden- (October edition)

I haven’t really shared a lot about what we are doing in the gardens of the property where we live (for clarity: it’s not our property, but we live here and manage the land, which is probably just under an acre in a residential neighborhood, adjacent to downtown.) The soil is very poor on the […]

Summer Solstice- Herbs and Rituals for Connection and Healing

  What exactly is the summer solstice? It’s a phenomenological event that happens each year, around midsummer,  when the rotational axis of the Earth is most inclined to the Sun.  Consequently, it is the longest day of the year. It is certainly an auspicious time, and cultures the world over since time immemorial have marked […]

Cleansing, Detox and Seasonal Tonics

It’s now late March and we have passed the vernal equinox (how did that even happen?) We are past the onslaught of New Year’s resolutions and social media commitments to juice fasting. We are into Spring! In case you didn’t know, the dead of winter is the absolute worst time of year to consider cleansing […]

Acorn Recipe: Acorn and Purple Corn Banana Bread Muffins

The original recipe came from this site, but I changed a few things to suit my needs and this is what we wound up with! They are ridiculously delicious and really easy if you already have overripe bananas on hand. Mine were incredibly ripe and totally black on the outside but super sweet on the inside. […]

Acorn Awareness

Disclaimer: I am not going to include references or footnotes in this article. Although I bring up some points and ideas that would perhaps be well served by doing so, this article is 100% my opinion and is not intended to be taken as the truth. I just want to share a perspective. While this […]

Spring Growth, New Moon and Aries and Earth + Sky Meditation

It’s the new moon again, and as per my usual ritual I am intention setting for the next month. This particular time feels so unbelievably timely and necessary- I can feel my energies dispersed to all directions except inward. I had a particular download that was quite clear in the ways I am not honoring […]