Feeding a Passion

A couple of months ago, I took a short trip up California’s coast to the San Luis Obispo area. Several years ago when I was looking at places to transfer to continue my college education, I had considered transferring to Cal Poly SLO for agricultural studies. I chose a different path, but as I shared…

Let’s Get Unfunky

If you’re a human, there’s a good chance you’ve experienced a time when you’re in a funk. Trust me, you’re not alone. Today, I’m sharing several things that help me out when I’m feeling down. Journal. My go-to is always to get out what’s going on internally on paper. Maybe you feel like you don’t…

I Spy Bottle: Garden Life

Hello everyone! I’ve decided to theme each month’s worth of posts and this month has a small thread of gardening extending through them all. Next month, I plan to dive into connecting with ourselves, but for today, I’ll be explaining how to make an I spy bottle. There are so many different I spy bottle…

New Year, Same Consistently Evolving Me

A new year is upon us and, if you’re like me, you don’t believe that January 1st magically makes you a better or more motivated person, just like your birthday doesn’t make you feel any older or wiser. Everything is always achieved gradually. But perhaps it is the new year, the recent passing of my…

Out Of Sight, But In My Mind

I was off to a quick start with my reading journey and finished my second book, The Lakota Way, within days of finishing Anything. I picked up my third book, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle before the holiday craziness really kicked in and, if time permits, I’ll have a couple more book reviews up within a week…

Unearthing Peace

I went hiking yesterday for the first time in over a year. I was so excited about it that I started to think about everything that could go wrong to ruin it. Who’s been there? I’m happy to report that nothing went wrong. However, I struggled a lot on the hike. No matter how out…

Soul Season

“Autumn is the season to find contentment at home by paying attention to what we already have.” -Unknown We’re a few days out from the official beginning of fall and, while it’s not my favorite season, there’s something about this time of year that always makes me feel very connected to myself. Perhaps it’s because…