For a garden to thrive, it takes planning, knowledge/study, and engagement. To still find joy in it, one must also surrender to the vagaries out of our control. Sure enough, every year, with variations in weather and seed/root/plant stock, some… (READ MORE)
What is optimal with our diet, exercise, and practice, depends on where we are in life.
The meadow ablaze with yellow flowers. Wild color the harbinger of changing seasons.
In the late afternoon, after it did not really rain again in this pocket of the DMV, I went out in the garden to get fresh herbs and greens to go with tomatoes picked earlier in the day. This was… (READ MORE)
Even though not documented much recently, the garden has moved into summer effulgence. It is a place of curiosity, wonder, and delight. What brings you joy and nourishment in these troubled times that are calling for ever more engagement?
Life will be more rather than less challenging for most for the long haul. Engagement is not optional. Do you have a ritual or routine that you can rely on to provide a personal pause for gratitude/beauty/center/calm—whichever serves best? It… (READ MORE)
This morning, before going out to the United States Supreme Court and the Capitol to express my support for safe, legal, and accessible Abortion, I came upon a box turtle while helping to remove invasive shrub honeysuckle at Kingman Island.
Sometimes appreciating the small things can ease the experience of the big things.
Honoring being a child of the earth this morning on my way to an afternoon volunteering at the Lantern Bookshop.