I am engaged in building a future for my kids out of this mess of a present, largely created by my parents' generation. One of the most wearing aspects of this project is not giving in to despair. Merely seeing what might be good — or even survivable — is difficult. So from time to… Continue reading Lughnasadh 2041
Rooted Lyanda Lynn Haupt Little, Brown Spark: 2021 I discovered Lyanda Lynn Haupt’s book, Rooted, in a new releases list somewhere. Being in a rooted mode these days, I immediately put this book at the top of the reading list. I dove into it a couple days ago, while taking yet another break from Kim… Continue reading Rooted: Review
This is the time of the Wolf Moon, the time of year when food stores in traditional cultures are dwindling. This is when cold is probing its sharp fingers through iced windows. The nights are still long, but usually by the Wolf Moon the lengthening of daylight is perceivable.
Go out with your childlike wonder and experience the firefly. Keep that experience in your heart. And when it is time to make decisions remember that firefly. How does what you do each moment affect the wonder of the world?
A review of Peter Wohlleben's "The Hidden Life of Trees". In which an apple tree is psychoanalyzed.