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Zeitgeist

zeit·geist /ˈtsītˌɡīst,ˈzītˌɡīst/ noun – the defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time. As the full moon ascends into the sky we are welcomed into a new year. The new year often symbolizes a time of renewal and for many a fresh start, a beginning […]

Spiders, dirt, seeds and the miracle of life

“…the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.” – Carl Jung And so it goes another moon cycle is at it’s height. With any luck you will have a good view of this months full moon. There’s just something so beautiful and grounding about a full […]

Red Moon Eclipse – A Journey Come Full Circle

Let us look for beauty and grace, for love and friendship, for that which is creative and birth-giving and soul-stretching. Let us dare to laugh at ourselves, healthy, affirmative laughter. Only when we take ourselves lightly can we take ourselves seriously, so that we are given the courage to say, :”Yes! I dare disturb the […]

Love of Cooking

With February’s full moon falling on Saint Valentines day I thought it only proper to dedicate this post to the love of cooking. That said, I’ve never been more in love with a cookbook than first time I picked up Pellegrino Artusi’s “Exciting Food For Southern Types.” Written in 1891 it is, in my opinion, one […]

Thursday Thoughts – A New Moon Perspective

‘Greater public confusion about diet and health – is not insignificant and should concern all of us.’ – Marion Nestle   I recently finished reading Food Politics. In short Food Politics is just that, the politics of food. A quote from Dr. Joan Gussow that especially caught my attention, “.. if we view foods simply […]

Warmth During the Descending Moon Deep Freeze

The meaning of life is not to be discovered only after death in some hidden, mysterious realm; on the contrary, it can be found by eating the succulent fruit of the Tree of Life and by living in the here and now as fully and creatively as we can.—Paul Kurtz As we experience yet another […]

Food for Thought

Do not use power to suppress opinions you think pernicious, for if you do the opinions will suppress you.  – Bertrand Russell It’s important to listen and think critically about opinions of others. It is easy to become defensive or dismissive when presented with opposition or an opinion on a topic that is different from […]