She’s Got the Whole World in Her Hands

*I wrote this a while back.  It has taken this long to edit and post. All accounts of the gardens and sheep are not current 🙂 Summer 2018- Adjusting to having a daughter has been surreal and overwhelming in every way possible. There is anxiety that at any second I could make a mistake that might result…

Photo Challenge 2016- Path

Growing up the martial arts community it is almost impossible for me to think of “a path” without the concept of the Tao or Dao.  Contrary to the notion of a well defined boulevard or road The Way or The Path has always been explained to me as more of an attitude than a plan. It is not…

Our Forest Pharmacy

Today, I grabbed my basket and headed up the hill in search of some medicinal plants.   The trees are turning and I felt it time to do some gathering before the leaves and inevitably, snow cover the forest floor for the coming months. The woods surrounding the house have been my refuge recently.  The summer brings with it…