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jimson weed by night

Moon Flower

I always thought my first post on this blog would be about dandelions. Or something related to what I wrote on the “about” page. Like why I started this blog. Or welcome to this blog. But it’s not. My opening post is about a plant that I discovered this past…

Nettle

Fun with Nettle

Today I harvested nettle for the first time. And made nettle pesto with it. And documented the whole thing with my camera. With no CF card. So all those pictures? They didn’t happen. (Too bad, there were some good ones.) But my adventure with nettle did, so I’ll write about…

elephant eye

Discovering Anima Mundi

Anima Mundi. It’s a phrase I just learned within the last couple of weeks and it has possessed me. World Soul. I can’t even fathom the depth of these two words. I think they are beyond explaining. They just are. May all of our souls resonate together. One with each…

farmers salad

The Same, but Different, Too

I started my permaculture course this past week and found myself immersed in a group of people with a lot in common. People who feel like we stick out like sore thumbs in our own world, viewed as crazy or extreme because we think there is something wrong with the…