Month: June 2021

Not Matching

The creative process is a funny thing.   The most intriguing thing for me is that it allows my intuitive self to step in and suggest things that my logical mind would not, and thereby I hear a voice larger than myself, which I long… Continue Reading “Not Matching”

Motherwort – Another Many Handed Mama

What’s in a name?   Sometimes everything!   Wort is an old-fashioned word used in many plant names like lungwort, bladderwort, spiderwort, and it is from the Old English word wyrt, which simply meant plant.  More precisely, a name given to a beneficial plant, as in… Continue Reading “Motherwort – Another Many Handed Mama”

Smelling the Remembering

Some herbs have been cultivated and used for so long by their human companions, that they are part of the human family, so to speak, rather the way dogs and cats are, and common garden sage or salvia officinalis is one of the best. … Continue Reading “Smelling the Remembering”

The Mighty Pregnant Mustard

I like my garden best when it gets rather wild, with the plants spilling over each other, finding their own space, going to seed, rabbits burrowing under the comfrey, the berry brambles so thick you can’t see through them, the cucumbers and sunflowers and… Continue Reading “The Mighty Pregnant Mustard”

Say Nothing At All

“If you don’t have anything nice to say, say nothing at all.”   How many of us have heard this over and over growing up?  Perhaps it was a southern thing, perhaps it was a generational thing, but I heard it over and over.  Recently… Continue Reading “Say Nothing At All”