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...
8/28/2021

8/28/2021

I am filled with the deepest gratitude for everyone who made the magic of our first retreat come together. Instructors, volunteers, and participants filled my heart to the brim this weekend, and I’m still processing all of the goodness. Conscious connections, profound...