Wintertime provides some of the best bird watching opportunities, especially if you offer them these suet cakes made in your own kitchen! Not only does making these bird delights give you that great feeling of connecting with the natural world, it also adds another check in your zero waste column. Instead of buying commercial suet… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Natural World
The Walk in the Woods
It was an exquisitely beautiful and heart-filled celebration of life. My musician friend died far too young, with so much music still inside of him. The heavens will benefit as his soul soars and cruises through the ethers playing his fascinatingly complex blend of guitar loops. Thankfully for those of us left walking the earth,… Read more »
My Douglas Fir Trees Are Making Soap!
One of my favorite hashtags is #NatureAmazesMe. Earthgirl that I am, it doesn’t take much to thrill me and turn on my wonder button when I’m out tromping in the woods, or even my backyard. A perfect example showed up yesterday as I finished up my morning ritual and spied these clusters of foam at… Read more »
Dandelions (Taraxacum officinale) are everywhere now! In my lawn, sneaking through the crack in the pavement, contributing color and nutrients to my salad bowl and even taking up a page in the book I’m reading. While so many despise its strong survival skills that can lead to a dandelion carpet in just a few seasons,… Read more »
Healthy Holidays Tip #4 – Get Moving Outside!
Get moving outside! Walk, hike, ski, board, snowshoe, run…and take in your daily dose of Vitamins G and N. Hunh? Be outside on the Ground and in Nature. We need the restorative power of nature more than ever before as we create greater connections (handcuffs?) to technology and spend less time outside. Why should we… Read more »