Here are 6 things about me that don't fit with my lifestyle, things that make me weird, unique and in many cases a social outlier. I am opinionated! I have an open fluid mind that moves with experience and knowledge. I can change my beliefs in an instant if I find some new mind bending… Continue reading Wheat From the Chaff
When we go into the world, to exist, to make a difference, we are walking into a dense forest. It's a lovely place to be, but there are threats, things that can hurt us and slow us down. To be in that dense forest we have to hack away, push back branches and step… Continue reading Reading is Not Resting
"an artist, capable of changing the world and yet he chooses anger and purposefully uncomfortable ideas." I wrote this in my last post. I wrote this knowing what thought came before and what thought would come after. A covert thought I would let rise to the surface after I finished my post. In… Continue reading How Do You Enter the World…..of Social Media?
“The fundamental human experience is that of compassion.” ― Joseph Campbell There have been many books that have changed my fundamental viewpoints, beliefs shattered in an instance of knowing. The works of Joseph Campbell are on my mind this morning as I once again find myself experiencing the sweet fullness of what it means… Continue reading The Sweetness of Being Human
It's not important that you know how or what to eat when you decide to use food to find health. It's different for every person. I can't tell you what foods heal and what foods harm you. I can only tell you what myself and my children need to eat and I'm still learning. Today… Continue reading The Sugar Free Grain Free Life
I'm starting to finally feel capable. After years of chronic fatigue I've finally found a way of eating that works well with my body and am in need of a life overhaul. I'm still working to get to that place of efficiency with food and all the stuff that goes with health in general, but… Continue reading So Here’s The Deal
If you happen upon my driveway and turn off the road you will find yourself surrounded by nothing but woods. If you keep going, soon you won't see the road from which you turned or the house at the end sitting in a small clearing. Every time I make this drive I savor those few magical moments… Continue reading Not All Driveways are Created Equal
And so it came to pass... Another year in the life of my tiny little baby who magically turned 5 when I blinked. Each year I think, time can't possibly go any faster and yet, it does. "Children age you." I always thought that meant physically,with the stress, worry lines and gray hairs, but that's not it. It's… Continue reading I Will Not Risk the Economy of My Country
Who am I supposed to be? Who do I want to be? Who SHOULD I be? My mind is a world unto itself. When I relay my dreams to my husband he is most always incredulous. They are full stories, with characters, odd scenarios and they have a clear beginning and end. When I give myself… Continue reading Suburban Housewife or Earth Mother Hippie?
So I decided on Grey or Gray, depending on which continent you live. Winter's Day by Olympic Icon to be more specific. Although it was meant to be my neutral, you can see after all the pink and blue things were added to the room it changed colors right before my eyes. Both of the "new"… Continue reading Little Girl’s Room Makeover, Sugar and Spice for Two