ghost pipe medicines

(It’s a little late for me to be writing a blog post, but I had two iced coffees with a shot of espresso each earlier at a local cafe, so you can thank my good friend, talented songstress, and favorite barista, Heather, in part for these late night musings….) I’d seen ghost pipes (Monotropa uniflora)…

what greens may come

Well, we made it.  Through squall and storm and biting wind.  Even though the lion of March can still rear its feral head, I always feel a great sigh of relief once February is on the books.  I’ve been feeling the shift underfoot and in the air over the past couple of weeks- the kind…

what winter brings

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus “Let those December winds bellow and blow, I’m as warm as a July tomato.” -Greg Brown, folk singer, from his song “Canned Goods” Today we welcome winter solstice, and at 12:11pm winter is officially ushered in.  As…