Tag Archive | inspiration

Happy Easter 2020!

I’ve always loved Easter. This year with the pandemic bending the cultural traditions of many of us, I thought it more important than ever to keep the traditions I had control over. So I dug deep in my cupboard, not knowing whether I had an egg dye kit or not. I figured I have food […]

2019 Heirloom Expo: Epiphany & the Singing Plants

As I mentioned in my post earlier this week, we had a great time at the Heirloom Expo in Santa Rosa, CA last week, with several memorable experiences. Today I’d like to share one that just blew my socks off (okay, I wasn’t actually wearing socks…) I’ve since recovered, but it was a powerful experience […]

My Spring Garden

Today’s post is a bit of an extension from yesterday’s post. I mentioned that I had a couple of big decisions and outcomes I was facing. These dilemmas happened to coincide with unseasonably warm, dry weather. Nice, right? So I basically avoided social media and direct contact with the big decisions to be made and […]

Not Feeling the #MondayMotivation

It’s been three weeks since I posted on the blog and I’m feeling the pressure from my boss…yes, me. I’m not particularly inspired. Normally by this time I could throw up some photos of my beautiful garden. Sigh. We’ve had cold, rainy weather and my garden is just starting to appear… My birthday came and […]

The Writer’s Dilemma

First posted in January of this year… (But always relevant.) It’s the age old question for writers who wake up in the middle of the night and lie there writing poems, posts, and clever book blurbs in their heads —  get up and write it down, or try and go back to sleep and remember […]

My Theme Songs

It seems like everyone has a soundtrack to their life, or some sort of theme song. Below are a few of my theme songs. Enjoy. For writing Rewrite – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qi2DypBHyUg For  the Seed Savers Series Livin’ in the Future –  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Wlgm7Fehaw Homegrown Tomatoes –  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etuszlplwpg Canned Goods – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nb-0ZCqga48 Any Other World –  http://vimeo.com/32038396 For […]