Monday, March 27, 2017

“I don’t really like coffee, she said, but I don’t really like it when my head hits my desk when I fall asleep either.” ~ Brian Andreas A man-cold is doing its darndest to move in. The essential oils are flowing. The scourge of the plague, coupled with my own aching joints and restlessness, made […]

Simply Essential

Some of you have asked me about the essential oils I’ve mentioned here on occasion. We’ve been using Young Living essential oils since January of this year and have found great benefit for all manner of applications. The ability to use pure and natural plant-based essential oils to support our general well-being sits well with […]

From Seed to Seal

As I was driving home from my community garden plot earlier today, the car filled with today’s harvest, I thought about what I was going to do with the bounty. Big Brandywine and dark Black Krim tomatoes, Rainbow Blend carrots, and Blue Lake green beans, along with Walla Walla sweet onions from the deer proof […]

Tomato Update

Well, I moved my tomato seedlings outside for the first time yesterday afternoon to begin the process of hardening them off in preparation for planting next month.  They’ve been in my makeshift greenhouse under lights indoors until now and they’re rapidly outgrowing their abode. I realized that I need to make some adjustments to the […]

My Thursday

I look forward to Thursdays all week because, even in retirement, life can be busy. I schedule nothing on Thursday that I need to leave the house for. I protect the day. It’s mine. On Wednesday I receive the latest lesson from the Be Still – Fifty Two class I’m taking from Kim Klassen. I […]