Sowing Seeds

I am not a farmer. Well, duh. I wish I were; all of the things I wish for myself--discipline, consistency, faith, foresight, intuition, production, connection to land and season and creature-- are contained within the farm. I know some incredible farmers.  I have visited some incredible farms. I've put in a couple of hours of work … Continue reading Sowing Seeds

How to survive your first week at home alone with two children (or one. or three. or twelve.)

Gather: 1 c sugar 1/2 c basil leaves, rinsed 2 tsp ground sumac or 1/4 sumac berries 1/2 c blueberries (or to taste) 1/2 tsp citric acid or juice of one lemon 1 c water Combine sugar, basil, sumac, and berries in a small saucepan. Muddle until basil is fragrant but not mushed to hell. … Continue reading How to survive your first week at home alone with two children (or one. or three. or twelve.)