Tag: Mother

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”

The Dolls Are Talking

After a discussion on dolls in Perdita Finn’s Take Back the Magic class recently, I remembered a doll I have of my mothers.  A lovely Effanbee doll about 18” tall from the 1930’s that she got as a child and was very devoted to.  … Continue Reading “The Dolls Are Talking”

I Almost Stepped on a Turtle

It has been a long time since I have run across a turtle here in our backyard forest – an adorable ordinary box turtle of medium size, with those amazing patterns on her back.  She just looked at me, as if to say, “Slow… Continue Reading “I Almost Stepped on a Turtle”