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What did you get up to this week? Since resolving to write this post on a weekly basis (just last week), I have managed to slow time. That wasn’t the goal, but is certainly a welcome side effect. Paying more attention, looking forward to creating this list, and then actually taking the time to write […]
There are things that I want to share – but that seem to have no place to gather. I used to send them out in email – but I lose them in my inbox and I am sure you do as well. So I am going to gather them here, hopefully weekly. That way I […]
Dear Winter – I’m so glad you are here – I’ve been conflating your arrival with the completion of a major home renovation project. Thank the gods of makeovers, you’ve arrived a little early and we are moving back home next week! I can’t wait to test out all the expensive new […]
It’s now or never. Or at least, now or who knows when. Or if I’d followed that Chinese proverb, I should have done it 20 years ago, but since I didn’t, then I should do it now. I am, obviously, talking about planting trees. A home orchard, specifically. Point is, I […]
Do you ever have that feeling like the universe is trying to send you a message and you notice it, but then you are like ‘nah -universes don’t send messages to people, that is dumb’? I think the universe is trying to tell me plant lots of foxgloves. Is that dumb? I posted earlier this […]
It has been a few years since I actively cultivated my huge vegetable patch. I’ve found that I’d rather spend my summers having adventures than babysitting a vegetable patch that makes me feel like an indentured servant. The last straw was also the summer that the woodchuck tunneled all the way under the width of […]
Thrive on constraints. Share freely. Get dirty. Create more art. Speak up. Wander aimlessly. Get lost. Tell stories. Chase curiousity. Question everything. Work hard. Be grateful.