Month: May 2012

Grow your own Smudge

Grow your own Smudge

I adore using White Sage as incense. You too? But it’s considered endangered, so it’s better to use only what we can grow, not take from wild populations. Did you know regular ol’ Garden Sage makes a beautiful smudge?

Paradise Found, in the backyard

Paradise Found, in the backyard

To walk out into the backyard and find a beautiful dinner waiting is still such a wondrous thing to me! Paradise indeed.

A Visit to Paradise….

A Visit to Paradise….

A bit of history about my hometown, “Paradise City”, Northampton, Massachusetts, from the Puritans to the Present: African-American abolitionist and women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth Preacher Jonathan Edwards Sylvester Graham, the 19th century vegetarian who invented the graham cracker President Calvin Coolidge Poet Sylvia Plath And very exciting to me,…