9/2/2021

9/2/2021

This is nicotiana sylvestris, also known as “night scented tobacco” or “woodland tobacco”. I grew it as an accident, a happy accident, a switchero at the plant nursery, if you will. It’s not edible or smokable from what I understand, but a cultivar for ornamental and...
9/1/2021

9/1/2021

The marigolds burst their sunny colors into the morning air and a magnetism manifests, springing from a sequence of chroma, vigor, and the bounce of a dew drop, previously hanging on a petal’s edge. The flower heads beckon me to take a moment’s repose in the...
8/30/2021

8/30/2021

I had to do a double take after shucking back the husk. These kernels are brilliant! The color, the design, the symmetry of the artistry! I drew the ear closer to my eyes to gaze into the kaleidoscope. Honestly, I’ve never set eyes on a cob so intently. Mother Nature,...
8/26/2021

8/26/2021

In planning on-farm events, campouts, workshops, dinners, and now a retreat, I’m learning so much. Today I’m settling into the lesson that after all the planning, promoting, preparing, creative designing, photography, writing, networking, sharing, calling, emailing,...
8/25/2021

8/25/2021

Author Shanna Rodriguez wrote, “The great thing about new friends is that they bring new energy to your soul.” I felt a profound sense of the essence within these words as I gathered with the women who will lead The Sister Sciences Retreat: Ayurveda & Yoga on the...