Oaks: Acorns, Flour, Perspective

Oaks: Acorns, Flour, Perspective

Oaks: Acorns, Flour, Perspective by Donna O’Donovan Acorns from Oaks + Making Acorn Flour + Oaks in Perspective The English words for flower and flour come from the old French word flor or flour. This means blossom or the finest thing. Such as a flower can...
Cultivating Mental Health During the Pandemic Winter

Cultivating Mental Health During the Pandemic Winter

Cultivating Mental Health During the Pandemic Winter by Angie True …in the midst of horrorwe fed on beauty—and that,my love, is what sustained us. — Rita Dove, “Transit” To cultivate mental health during the pandemic winter, the first thing is to avoid...
Make Incense + Inspire Wisdom + Invite Blessings

Make Incense + Inspire Wisdom + Invite Blessings

Make Incense + Inspire Wisdom + Invite Blessings by Donna O’Donovan Let’s have some fun and get our hands dirty outside and in the kitchen. With viral concerns lurking everywhere and most of us spending more of our lives at home, it’s a great time to make some...
Pandemic Garden

Pandemic Garden

Pandemic Garden by Dara Saville Throughout history the role of gardens has been shaped by cultural viewpoints and conditions specific to the time. Extensive wild-spirited gardens helped ancient people to begin building sedentary societies, develop new lifestyles,...
COVID-19 Support

COVID-19 Support

Perspective on COVID-19 Home Health Preparations by Dara Saville March 22, 2020   Strange times indeed…. Unless we remember that humans have been through similar situations before. In fact, we are the descendants of people who have survived terrifying outbreaks...
Old World Herbs in the American West

Old World Herbs in the American West

Old World Herbs in the American West by Dara Saville Around the globe plants and people have been making relationships since the early days of humanity. Five thousand year old clay tablets from Sumeria, ancient Chinese texts, and an Egyptian papyrus from the second...