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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sandy Hill Community Gardening Party

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” – Rachel Carson I love my community, I must say we’re pretty awesome. Case in point, the Community Gardening “Party” we had two Sunday’s ago where members of our community came out and help weed […]

The Therapeutic Nature of the Garden

When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden. – Minnie Aumonier The clouds have temporarily retreated allowing us the perfect view of tonight’s first quarter moon. For those of you who have been watching the sky over the past couple evenings you would have noticed it slowly taking shape […]

Aunt Barb – In Loving Memory

“How do you spell ‘love’?” – Piglet “You don’t spell it…you feel it.” – Pooh’ A.A. Miln It’s been an entire moon phase since I started this journey and 5 years to the day since I lost my Aunt Barb to cancer. A loving wife, mom, aunt, sister, daughter and friend; she wore many hats and touched the lives […]