patience & dirt

Spring has an interesting energy to it.  We get these little tastes of warm weather here and there, and then are forced to remember that it is still only early and we must endure chilly days too.  Buds and blossoms appear…

neti & ginger

It happens every year: The last (hopefully) snowfall comes and goes, the sun comes out, the air gets a little warmer. Frozen earth turns into soggy earth and suddenly our chests, mouths and noses are filled with mucus and flem.  Left to its…

in love & oil

When I started looking for houses for the 5 of us to move into together, two details were on my must-have list: a room devoted to yoga and meditation, and a bathroom off of Luke & my bedroom that is just for us (me). I wanted this for several…

rhythm & milk

There really is comfort in rhythm. I know the quiet part of my day is over when the dogs start barking.  Middle school kids are the first to walk by on their way home from school.  Oliver the cat looks up at me from his napping spot on…