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building garden beds from the soil up

Although the space we have fenced in was once the site of a very successful garden, it hasn’t been maintained in years.  Then as if to add insult to injury,  some thoughtful person seeded it heavily with Bermuda Grass.   484 more words


Sneak Peak at Spring

Today was a work day.  My cold is finally on its way out.  So I got geared up and went outside to clear a patch of wild blackberries that had taken over in between some of our terraced beds and a neighboring rhubarb and grape patch. 521 more words

Moving Mountains!!!

While riding home the other day I noticed something unusual off to the side of the road. It was a huge pile, no more like a mountain of leaves! 217 more words


Becoming Pachamama; Mother Earth

Life’s Cyclic Dance

A river that rises and falls with the seasons

vibrant, patterned, unending.

Wings lift and release with each breath

as the butterfly becomes the breath of the tree… 1,048 more words

As Above, So Below... As Within, So Without…Healing Our Inner and Outer Landscapes

Everything in existence on the earth is an expression of the larger whole. All creatures on this planet are in a symbiotic relationship with one another. 1,304 more words

Articles For Awakening

Zen Center Retreat - Day 2, Meditation and Work

Day two of my retreat begins at 5:50 in the morning, which is one of those times I’ve only seen a few times in life. My advantage lies in the fact that 5:50am in California is actually 8:50am in Michigan, but the lack of sun makes it feel early. 1,351 more words