I woke up sad this morning. I gave a political contribution, sat for meditation, and went out into the garden before going upstairs to work. I’m still sad, but engaged myself in what I was doing for the full day–trying… (READ MORE)
After almost none all summer, now they’re ripening in abundance. I’ll roast and then freeze most of them to eat in the winter. I attended yoga class by zoom this afternoon. We worked on the poses that benefit from attention… (READ MORE)
Today I worked efficiently, gave additional money in support of racial justice, signed comment letters and petitions, meditated, walked, shared calls to action on social media, picked beans, cherry tomatoes, and herbs in the garden, and made soba noodles in… (READ MORE)
Beans, okra, cucumber, cherry tomatoes
I do not do the poses as an end in themselves. I practice moving my body mindfully so that I can move as best serves my life. Among other things, I like to be sufficiently flexible and secure in my… (READ MORE)
I don’t know how I missed this pickling cucumber before it grew to such enormous proportions. I’ve scooped the seeds and pulp and added some water to ferment for a couple of days. Then I will dry the seeds that… (READ MORE)
When feeling overwhelmed by the state of things, I’ve been trying to look for comfort not with the “old normal” methods, but in positive possibilities for the future–building community and sharing sustainable nourishment.
The cucumbers have begun. Herbs and greens continue. How are you taking care of your health?