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….

What the hell do I know?

Diana Hacker Reed Born in Chicago, moved to Florida, moved to Washington, moved back to Florida. I’m currently in a state of flux, an oscillation of spirit that moves me from one experience to the next. That’s my Jeep in the photo. It’s the second one I’ve owned and one of my greatest joys. Expert analasys:…

Mystical Mike

Ah, Edan! He is a beloved character, mostly because he’s trying to be a good guy, but can’t help being a bad one. He has his faults, sure, but finds companionship and something close to love in a dog named Mike. An illusionist, Edan incorporates the brilliant Mike into his act, and although he finds…

Nhlovo and Kulani

Meet South Africans Nhlovo and Kulani, descendants of the Tsonga people. An artist and  scientist, respectively, this couple has just learned they are expecting a baby after many failed attempts. But, considering what lies in wait for them, they will be soon be faced with a decision regarding the fate of their baby. These two…

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,…

Cut and Run

I see this life like a swinging vine, Swing my heart across the line In my face is flashing signs, Seek it out and ye shall find. On December 12 of 2006, my home was the scene of something almost everyone fears – but thankfully never has to face – fire. And although I don’t…