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.
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