Category Archives: Health & Wellbeing

A Different Way To Celebrate

Print PDFRedwall mousefest in action Creating An Alternative Holiday My grandkids are very fond of a book series called Redwall, in which heroic mice protect their land from various threats while eating an enormous amount of delicious food. As the … Continue reading

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Serving The Planet With Plants

Print PDFEven tiny gardens honor and serve the earth So Many Ways To Serve On Friday I facilitated a fascinating and troubling conversation with a group of service veterans, a few still active, most long-retired. They shared stories about some … Continue reading

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Joyful In The Rain

Print PDFKale in its autumn coat Weary Plants Bounce Back After such a long drought, it’s been so soothing and peaceful to hear rain falling in the night. Our vintage mobile home has new insulation and a new roof, but … Continue reading

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Creating Nature Based Costumes

Print PDFA brave neighbor models the Cowardly Lion Dress Up Fun For All Ages What is the point of Halloween if not to be able to dress up in whatever wild costume suits our fancy, at whatever age? I was … Continue reading

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