Why I Haven’t Taken a Single Pain Killer

About a month ago, while working out with weights, I started to perform cross-body hammer curls when I felt a couple of pops in my upper right arm. I finished the workout and felt fine, until the next day when a persistent pain sat in my arm, down a particular path to my elbow. Tendon…

Going Wild!

Instead of selectively featuring the products I make and use, the site will reflect my overall philosophy and open a space to talk about why simplicity in ALL areas of life make for a smoother ride. Topics I’ll include: Gardening and composting Recycle, reduce, reuse Exercise and the feel-good factor Eating right, why it matters….

Free Yourself

Ever wake up inside a tent and realize that the things outside are what really matters? In a tent, there’s only so much room for so much stuff, you learn to live a little simpler, smaller. Now, take a look around your space. Purging is a great way to reduce your stress. How much do…

Simple is Good

What about all those products we use? Isn’t there a better way to get this done? Absolutely. Home Made Products

Life

From a 2012 Facebook post. I thought it was worth sharing here. Diana Hacker Reed January 5, 2012 at 9:09pm · Life A Facebook friend posted about the loss of her husband. Although I don’t know her personally, I read her story of triumph over death and dying. Her husband was diagnosed with cancer on…

Lost and Found

Don’t worry about what you might lose. Think about what you might find. Find the fortitude to go on. Find the courage to hold steady. Find compassion and empathy to aid another being, man or beast, Find that memory will take you home and love will have your back. Find that you are more than…

Un·fin·ishedˌ(ənˈfiniSHt) not finished or concluded

I am a compilation of faces, and expressions, and hope, and loss, and joy, and anger, and love and fear, and dark and light. I am a soul of wonder and awe and magic. I am a well of life ~ I have been completely empty, and utterly filled. But most often, somewhere in between,…

Heavy Breathers

Early this morning, around 3:00am, the two goofballs in the photos below decided to sleep in my bed. And that’s when it all began. First, Margot and Renley, respectively, came into my room and decided to sniff everything  within sniffing range. We’re talking some serious police dog type sniffing that was intense enough to wake…

Inner Wisdom

Our bodies are incredibly intuitive. For the most part, we know exactly what we need to run efficiently. We know we need fruits, vegetables, water, sleep, exercise, and quiet time. We know when we get all of these things we can think clearer, run faster, make better decisions, and feel better overall. But what can…

We The People, of the United States…

I have spent a lot of time trying to process what just happened in our country. I completely agree that where we are is the result of both political parties and because democrats didn’t take Trump seriously enough until it was too late, he now sits in wait to take the highest office in the…

Why I’m Writing a Novel

20,000 words in so far. It’s about our human race. Our duties, our responsibilities, our doom, and our hope. It’s about how we treat each other, and how we treat our planet, our only home. The “sick to death” incidents below happen almost daily. Am I really that different? Is my way of thinking really…