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A Kiss to the Whole World

A Kiss to the Whole World

The time has come.  Seven or so years later and the man of my longing has invited me to become intimate.  Though I can’t deny that his feminine side is just as present.  His cousins and field companions desired my attention long before I could stand alone with him.  So simple a being, and yet … Continue reading

Song of the Silver Maple

Song of the Silver Maple

Where do I even begin?  It has been an amazing year working with the Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum)  I could cry thinking of letting go of this beautiful Tree ~ there is still so much I want to learn and experience from her Spirit and Love.  It has been the first year that I am … Continue reading

Earth Clock Equinox: out like a Lamb

Earth Clock Equinox: out like a Lamb

Happy Spring! * (click the pic above for a closer read) * * * An indoor Maple Tree turned into what it ought not to be. I believe it is Geranium, and is still fun to see. A Tree with roots indoors to boot.  But alas, twas only throwing its hoot. And outdoors I see, … Continue reading

Two herbs are better than one?

It got me started when Yarrow would only come around with Queen Anne’s Lace.  My local lovers. Oh to be anywhere and know your names, my heart sings for you.  two. While meditating to the Plant Spirits today I felt another plant combination coming forth – the Plant I was looking to speak with mentioned … Continue reading

Nettles checkup

Reading, Reading, Reading.  I found myself knee deep in what others have written about Nettles.  I’ve seen a few Nettles pop up in the garden.  So happy to see them.  I’ve been wanting to be stung, and haven’t.  I went to find my stash of dried Nettles and they are missing!  Am I suppossed to … Continue reading

Alchemy and You: a cordial

How to make an Herbal Cordial Add your berries, a few of your favorite herbs, cover with your liquor of choice, Voila! Shake daily and keep the herbs covered.  I made this cordial as a gift for a friend’s day of birth.  I meditated and let my intution guide me as I created the elixir.  … Continue reading

The Nettles Experiment

Hypothesis: Will an infusion of Urtica dioica (“Stinging Nettles”) , taken as an everyday Tonic, nourish and tone my energy reserves? If I drink a quart of Nettles infusion per week then my energy levels will become balanced throughout the day because Nettles will supply my body with the vitamins and minerals it needs to … Continue reading

Sap’s runnin’

It’s that first scent of Spring kind of sneezy.  The day’s temperatures reach above 40 degrees F and the nights drop below freezing.  The trees start to breathe sap through their sleepy trunks and limbs.  Just thinking of it runs electricty up my spine!  As March approaches like a Lion, and the snow comes and … Continue reading