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My blog posts often follow Nature’s Wave throughout the year…..that continuous change we observe as the weather moves from season to season.

 

Befriending Plants – The Presence of Pine

Have you truly felt a Pine forest's presence?  It is other worldly.  Not just because of it's pungent uplifting Evergreen aroma...there is something ephemeral yet lasting to be experienced in the embrace of these trees. Years ago, Skipper and I were trudging along the ridge above Peaceful Acres in a bitterly cold January storm, the cruel wind ripped at any exposed flesh and forced us to keep … Read More

Wild Food Recipe Secrets

Substituting wild edible plants for your favorite cookbook ingredients Many have asked me where I find recipes for my wild menus, especially after they have enjoyed foraging, cooking and eating a delicious wild meal on our spacious front porch! I tell them that it is SIMPLE and not at all complicated. Choose a recipe from any cookbook and make it wildly yours. Creating a wild dish is merely … Read More

Wild Blessings Video of Adventures

A year of surfing nature's wave, eating wild, learning, teaching, playing, loving one another, reclaiming once common sense, and delighting in Creation and the One who made it all.  I created this video as my gift to my Wild Blessings students in 2018 and hope to compile one from the many wild adventures since... but for now sit back and enjoy vicariously.  Perhaps you'll join me in 2021 to surf … Read More

Befriending Plants: Magnificent Mullein

I am a connector!  Introducing others to our Creator's world of plant wonders is my passion. The common Mullein is anything but mundane, it looms as a GIANT in the green world and is one of my favorites. Each of my Befriending Plants classes begins with a personal question related to the plant we would meet that day. On one occasion the question was, "Who do you know that stands tall in your mind … Read More

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