The most beautiful time of the year. The wild rose harvest. Some of my most potent memories, both as a child and in recent years revolve around the blooming of this flower. So i will dig right in... I was born in the heat of the summer, July 14th, in the heart of the wild … Continue reading The Wild Rose Harvest
Well folks, spring is upon us and and i feel its time to check in. In all honesty, i have written a few blogs over the winter months, but couldn't bring myself to publish them....for a few reasons. I am still finding my voice. my authentic one. not the one that so easily romanticizes my … Continue reading Magic Month of March
I love the word "Ethical". I feel like it encompasses so many things we should be striving for as a human race. Similarly to the word "Tender". A gentle and considerate way of being. With ourselves, and ALL living things. I know for some that may sound like "hippy-dippy bullshit". For 1...I am not a … Continue reading The Ethical Harvest
Finding my voice. Writing has never been super easy for me, though i love it and try to write often. I feel its importance on so many levels. Story telling, i know is something we must keep alive, documentation and recording information and events of all kinds is a gift, not only for ourselves/future selves, … Continue reading The nettle harvest.
Its the season of wild food and wild medicine! Nettle is one of the first greens up, and one of the best for you!
By Wendell Berry When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds. I … Continue reading The Peace of Wild Things
I was born and raised in the Foothills of Alberta, on the Sheep River, on an off-grid funny farm. I have always preferred life in nature and I am familiar with the struggles and simple celebrations of life on a homestead. This is my personal account and exploration of just that, as well as curious … Continue reading A Tender Life