The Fall Equinox is so much more, it’s Mabon

September

  I try to live within the rhythm of the earth.  It’s easier.  The seasons, the earth, and the Higher Order really do know what’s best. That said, as August begins I  always question that greater Wisdom.  In those first days of…

Our American Royalty; Queen Anne’s Lace

Its August which means one thing.  Well, it means many things, but for today it means- fields of Queen Anne Lace.  Gosh, I so love how fields of the tall lacy flowers.  I’ve always loved them.  While I was little…

To Sleep, Perchance To Dream. Five Ways to Fall.

sleep

  Remember that first time Mom and Dad let you stay up way past you bedtime.  Didn’t you feel oh so grown up. Who among us can forget the days when  staying up all night meant a party, or staying…

My House Makes My Feet Tingle

playing

I’m in Week Four of my cleaning challenge.  Does my house sparkle?  Nope   Are all my closets and cupboards tightly organized?  NaDa   So what’s the deal?  Was the last month worth it? My house isn’t clean enough to keep my…

Expect a Miracle Because They Do Happen.

depending miracle

It’s been a year since I got the sudden and unexplained all clear.  Last June, competing specialists had competing diagnoses.  It was unclear what was wrong but  the one thing they all agreed on was  that I was on a…

The most important thing to remember when you write.

letters

Long ago and far away, I got my first letter.  I don’t remember who it was from but I remember the thrill. Long ago and far away, pen pals from across the world were common.  It was so much fun…

Save Money. Be Good to the Environment. Make Your Own Laundry Detergent. It’s Easy. Really.

sexy laundry

Money has been tight around the Granny Beth home so I’ve been cutting back here and there.  I’ve found one solution that I will continue to use regardless of my financial circumstance; making my own laundry products.  As a matter…

How to Turn a Living Space into Home.

by the sea

Week three of my home clean up and….. here’s what I’ve learned : 1) I can only care for my home if I care for myself.  It’s like being on  an airplane with a child during a crash landing, put…

Ouch, I have a sprain. What should I do?

crutches

I just got back from a nice long walk with Buck the Wonder Dog.  Unless you’ve followed the story of Buck, that seems like a normal thing; a woman walking her dog.  But Buck was hurt a few weeks ago…

How to to Fight the Summer Blues with a Little Yellow Flower

St johns Wort

  It’s about now that the summer doldrums can kick in, there’s disappointment that we can’t fit in the itsey bitsey bikini, its hot, there are mosquitoes, the vacation turned into a staycation and the kids are getting borred. But…

What Does Being Intimate With the Divine Have To Do With a Clean Home?

praying hands

I’m hot.  I’m sticky.  The air conditioner in my car broke so I’m hot and sticky when I travel to the store.  DH and I went to a restaurant for Sunday Dinner because .. see the first two sentences.  Their…

How to Keep Your Motivation Going With a Song.

airforce push ups

I’ve been exercising, well you know that.  I’ve been dedicated to becoming fit, even in this heat.  Well, you know that too. Common ingredients to the fitness recipe are visualization and affirmations.  Visualization is imagining and feeling what you’d look…