In many ways, humans beings are like plants. Orienting from the earth, we require water, minerals and nutrients, sunlight, and time. These elements become all the more integral when challenges arise, and sustaining them can generate a sense of safety and calm. Leaning into resources that connect the human experience to earth ecology can provide the kind of comfort and coherence that is necessary to encourage a smooth, and holistic transition.
Allergy season has been brutal for me this year. The weather in Austin has been oscillating between cold and warm fronts, which means ample of amounts of pollen from local juniper trees. The strong wind currents have dusted the city and as you can image, itchiness ensues! Wind is a strong elemental force, with a… Continue reading Bee Pollen, Turmeric, and Honey Tea
Today is all about the in between. The fade from light to dark. The edge of two seasons. The shift from one frame of mind to the next. The Winter solstice marks the shortest day. It's the time of year in the Northern Hemisphere when the dawn lingers a little longer across the sky, and… Continue reading Winter Solstice 2015: A Shift In Focus
If you're reading this in a part of the world where it's super grey, snowy, or cold, I'm, here to tell you that spring is actually not as far as you think. The Chinese New Year, which is also known as the Spring Festival, marks the time of year that begins the transformation from winter… Continue reading Signs of Spring
Less iPhone, more camera Ever since I got an iPhone the frequency in which I use my actual camera (digital and film) has decreased over the last few years. Although it is a much better solution for a pedestrian such as myself, the quality of the photo is not the same. This year, I will… Continue reading A Few Goals for 2015
Hello friends! I hope your day has been super rad. Beyond the typical wishes for a Merry Christmas (although I do send lots of merriment your way!), I want to take a moment to say thank you for taking the time to get to know me, and visiting my little nook in this wide, wide… Continue reading Communal Merriment