First and foremost, thanks to all who came out to spend the day with us at our Spring Family Visit Day a couple of weeks ago! We had such a wonderful time playing running games, sharing our spring movement circle, imitating birds in our bird language skits, eating dandelion fritters, playing Jays and Chickadees, exploring critters under logs, examining plants, and singing songs with you! Pat and I didn’t get around to taking many pictures on those days, but I’m sure that some of you took a few! It was such an honor and joy to spend the day in the forest with you and your wonderful families!Read More
Seems like the coughy sniffles are going around these days, so I’m feeling inspired to share about one of my favorite medicinal treasures of the Pacific Northwest, Usnea!
You may already be familiar with Usnea and its medicinal benefits, but if you aren’t, allow me to share a little bit about this lichen that also goes by the nickname “Old Man’s Beard”.Read More
Although the holidays are about so much more than just gifts, many of us truly enjoy the process of selecting and giving presents that are thoughtful, useful, and are a reflection of our values. Today I'm feeling inspired to share some DIY holiday gift ideas which incorporate elements of the natural world . . . because pretty much everyone could use more nature in their lives!Read More