We have made great progress with our garden this year. Our problems have mostly been with the seed starters. However, the seedlings that sprouted and took off have done quite well. Our green beans have taken off! They grew so well in the starters and have continued their growth in the garden. We already have … Continue reading Garden 2020: Progress in Motion
Better together even though we are socially distant.
Our seed starters are sprouting and we have some new babies! Watching them grow is so satisfying and makes my heart happy. So far, out of all we have planted, we have baby zucchinis, green beans, and broccoli. Zucchini. One of our climbing vegetables for our trellis. Green beans. Another one of our climbing vegetables … Continue reading Garden 2020: Babies!
Spring/Summer 2020 Here we are again, time to start gardening. My husband and I have spent the last couple of months preparing for this time of the year: SPRING! This year we are much more prepared for our second attempt at a vegetable garden. Raised garden bed, compost, mycorrhizae tablets, and a trellis. Not to … Continue reading Garden 2020: Let’s Do This
One of the most magnificent things in nature is silence. It’s almost like you can hear the cogs of the entire universe at work or even just the heartbeat of the Earth in its majestic rhythmic beat. So peaceful and calming is this state of existence. The next time you get to experience this beauty, … Continue reading Silence
Mint, the most familiar herb to people all around the world. The mentha family refers to a group of around 15-20 plant species. Some are best used for cooking while others are mostly used medicinally. Mint plants contain an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent called rosmarinic, which has been studied for its effectiveness in relieving seasonal … Continue reading Mint
Tai Chi is such a beautiful martial art and there are many benefits of practicing Tai Chi, but please be aware that most of these benefits are seen through repetitive practice. Physical Benefits:- Promotes energy flow- Increases strength & muscle stamina- Increases flexibility- Increases lung capacity Mental Benefits:- Focuses on breathing techniques- Helps strengthen personal … Continue reading Tai Chi
“The mind is everything. What you think you become.”
Living in a world where social acceptance and the media calls the shots, we find we are trying to “fix” ourselves all of the time. Women, and even men, are given a standard to physically uphold because that is how society defines beauty. It’s a lie and an illusion in which we have become entangled. … Continue reading No Make Up, No Filter
Out of all of the seeds we planted in our garden, the okra was one of the few that really took off. Okra are very easy going plants, so all we had to do was plant them, water them, and watch them grow. The plants shot up and were bearing okra before we knew it. … Continue reading Genesis: Okra