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A letter from a Thistle

I submitted this letter about a month ago to our local paper, but they told me it’s too long for print. (Fair enough.) I wrote “A letter from a thistle” as a passionate plea for peace after reading “How to…

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Clean Livin’ for your Spring Cleanse

Spring is here! Are you cleansing? Our bodies naturally accumulate toxins and waste by-products during the slow, and sedentary winter months. Now is the time to give your body a fresh start on the year by cleaning out the nooks…

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Dandelion Blossom Syrup tastes just like honey

Dandelions may just be the best source of easy, seasonal, and amazing nutrition around. Look under your feet and you have a powerhouse “superfood” right at your disposal. Dandelions are nutritious and medicinal from head to toe. Read more about…

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delectable Dandelion, an ode to taraxacum officinale

Summer memories of my youth are filled with dandelions – I was given a 10 cents allowance for digging up dandelions and throwing them in the compost, but when no one was looking I was weaving faerie crowns with golden…

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In Defense of the Weeds!

Ouch! You don’t have to pull so hard…Oh no! Not my beautiful blossoms…You’re not just going to throw that away, are you? Roots and all? If only we could hear our weeds speaking to us, they might sway our opinion…

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