Fall Foraging with Prickly Pear and Mesquite

Fall Foraging with Prickly Pear and Mesquite

Fall Foraging with Prickly Pear and Mesquite: Working with plants provides numerous opportunities to live our lives in harmony with the natural cycles unfolding around us and within us. Just as the end of winter is marked by walking the river and harvesting resinous...
For the Love of Weeds ~ Wild Lettuce and Company

For the Love of Weeds ~ Wild Lettuce and Company

For the Love of Weeds: Wild Lettuce and Company: A weed by almost any account… What do we mean when we call a plant a ‘weed’? Usually that indicates a plant that is growing where we don’t want it to be, a plant that spreads prolifically, or a...
Prickly Pears ~ Autumn’s Harvest

Prickly Pears ~ Autumn’s Harvest

Prickly Pears, Autumn’s Harvest: Autumn is a time of changes, of honoring the seasonal cycles taking place in the wild and within ourselves. I have found the ritual of picking prickly pears to be one that invites mindful acceptance of these transformations and...