Just a few observations of fascinating natural things from the woods and the gardens.
Life and death are intertwined. I am reminded nearly everyday of the omnipresence of death, but the past few months have been heavy.
Arthur & The Squash
My cat likes squash, I think it’s funny! Just something silly and fun to make you smile.
Guatemalan Blue Squash!
This delicious, rare, and beautiful squash is worth saving and loving.
Losing body hair, head to toe can be a frightening, vulnerable, annoying and joyous experience. Here’s mine.
gardening is more than just growing things
Storytelling is a powerful way to build yourself, and community. I publicly shared this story, even though at the last minute I was apprehensive about doing it.
a seed waits for no one
It’s that time of year when seeds are ripening at all hours of the day for many weeks. No time to rest.
to bloom, you must first be a seed
The wisdom and process of a seed teaches us so much about ourselves. This is my seed story, literal and figurative.
soil and seed: the science behind fasting
To grow anything, you must take the time to cultivate healthy soil.
Seminole Pumpkin Cheesecake
I am obsessed with a local badass southern heirloom squash, the Seminole Pumpkin. It grows well here here, tastes amazing, stores a long time and is super versatile in the kitchen. Plus it has a wonderful story, evolving hand in hand with native tribes living in Florida. It sustained them, and they coaxed forth an…