Change of plans… Again!

While we don’t change our plans as often as we change our underwear, it sure feels like it!!! It is a good thing we are resilient and flexible! Seriously!  Our ultimate goals are the same, our location is needing a bit of adjustment. Disappointing? YOU BET! I can’t tell you how homesick I am for…

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Coming Together

It is exciting to see things finally coming together. With graduation upon me in two very short weeks, I am doing what I have always done… Working, planning and getting things done. Always thinking a few steps ahead of where I need to be in order to stay on track. Our plans may change, altered…

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“You are a prisoner of your own position”

As I was following my morning ritual (catching up on the various “news” of the day) I came across this article: Thought-Provoking Photographs Of People Living Alone In The Wilderness This quote pretty much sums up my life over the past 25 years. Tkachenko’s work raises questions about what identity truly means when we are…

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Cropping Assignment Progress… And other stuff

Well, I am happy to report that my seeds germinated… Yeah me!!! In the first week after germination they are doing well. I keep a daily written and photo log to track their progress and in the next few weeks I’ll be adding two more crops to my daily activities. My work is more detailed…

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Interesting … Regenerative Cities

I’m not sure when it happened for me, maybe when I moved to Alaska and into a less urban setting, but I am gaining interest in simplifying my life and reducing my reliance on consumerism…. Being back in the city and in the midst of mass commercialism and consumerism is making my skin crawl. This…

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Playing with clay

Originally posted on Molly & Fred's Excellent Adventures:
Fred and I are playing with clay. We thought it would be fun to take a class together so we signed up for a ceramic class and are going to be learning different clay techniques. Today was our first day of class and we started with…

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2015 – A year of possibilities and preparation

My head has been swimming. So many ideas, so many plans. I am not really sure where to start. Well, I am sure where to start but it is all very overwhelming at the moment. We are seriously vying for a spot on the next episode of hoarders. This picture doesn’t even scratch the surface!…

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Motivation… Or lack thereof

2015 is just around the corner… Looming on the horizon… I have so much to do in the next few years. So much to do, each and every day. Today’s list is no exception. What am I doing? Procrastinating. What’s on today’s list? Hardly anything really… 🔹Rotate the worms and clean the worm farm 🔹Clean…

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Building An Immune System—Building Community: Germs II

Originally posted on Wylde Thistle :
Nature gives us patterns to follow. She builds community in nature with plant groupings. These groupings of plants seem random and casual to a surface observation, but with a more in-depth approach to our study, we discover that plants will only grow and thrive in an area where the conditions…

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The Importance of Family… In what ever form

Merry Christmas from our family to yours… Another year is coming to a close. I feel so blessed to be surrounded by loving family and friends. We spent last night laughing and telling stories. I love my family. Family is not always blood. Family are those people whom you hold dear. Friends, loved ones and…

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