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The Gift of Presence

One fall weekend our family visited Bosque del Apache wild bird refuge near Soccoro, New Mexico, to watch Sandhill cranes, Canadian geese and wild ducks launch off the winter migration refuge ponds at sunrise, honking as they headed out for … Continue reading

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Say Yes! to Life

I’m increasingly determined to say Yes! to life on a higher level. I feel an inner push to express more freely, don’t you? If we hold back, we choke off life-energy. When is the last time you indulged in enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Tildy’s Musings: We meet Tildy.

Tildy McWallen ran her life the way she ran her mouth – full speed ahead. It isn’t that she wanted to; it just sorta worked out that way. Her Momma reminded her constantly. Don’t. That’s all she said. Just Don’t. … Continue reading

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Why Eat Weeds?

Don’t weed your yard; munch your way through it! -Ellie Hadsall Definition of weed: “A plant that is not valued where it is growing; usually of vigorous growth.” If we value a wild plant, it is no longer a weed; … Continue reading

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Summer Cooking with Lambsquarter and Wild Greens

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows. – Doug Larson Wild Greens are a gift from Mother Nature’s garden. They provide free, organic, highly nutritious options to summer … Continue reading

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Why it takes so long to get things done

Some days, no matter how ambitious I feel, it takes me foreeeeeever to get things done. On a recent Saturday morning, I made two salads and one dessert for an evening dinner with guests. I’ve made these recipes for years, … Continue reading

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Dandelion Pancakes

Want a change from the usual pancakes this weekend? Consider making them with wild spring greens. Dandelions, wild lettuce, field penny cress, sow thistle, and clover are only a few delectable choices. Later in the season additional edible greens show … Continue reading

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Traffic Driving You Crazy?

Traffic can drive you crazy, or it can assist you on a journey to enlightenment. Sound impossible? Read on! In an earlier blog, “Let’s Make Those Changes!”, I suggested that one positive change is to cease lamenting about all the … Continue reading

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Let’s Make Those Changes! In the past six months I’ve made some changes in my life and I hope that you, too, have been willing to adjust to new energies beaming onto our planet. Many of us feel a push … Continue reading

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Hooray! It’s Monday!

It’s Monday morning and it suddenly occurred to me that if I seriously want to think out of my box, I’ll begin looking forward to Mondays. Yeah, I know. It’s radical. There may be something amiss with believing this can … Continue reading

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