Rust to revitalized: insights from a compost bin!

Feeling rusty? Here is a story about an unexpected revitalization, with a twist!   Some years ago we bought a rotating compost bin and put it together. It rotates around the middle, end over end – and makes great compost.   It did great service for many years until the angle pipe joining the frame at… Read More

How’s your life juggling going?

If you imagine areas of your life are represented by balls, what are you juggling in your life? friends and loves family other relationships home money work sport hobbies spirituality community service more? Juggling balls, like life, don’t stay still for long: Balls in the air = those you are currently juggling. Balls on the… Read More

Where on this see-saw do you sit today?

  Right this moment, where do your eyes place you on this see-saw?  From -10 to +10 What does this picture say to you? I have been exploring further questions too and I’d like to share some with you. These questions have shown me how my view of the world colors what I see. As you… Read More

The Life I’d Love to Live, Crafting My Path, Part 4

Welcome to part 4 of the journey to live the life you’d love! Here we’ll look at how we can craft our path  and develop a way to live more of the life we wish.  In part 1 we clarified who and what would be in the life we’d love to live. In part 2 we found… Read More

From Here to There, Part 3

  Welcome to part 3 of the journey to live the life you’d love!   In Part 3, we’ll look at where we are now  and then we can develop a way to get to where we would prefer.  In part 1 we clarified who and what would be in the life we’d love to… Read More

6 resources for the life you’d REALLY love to live

How can I focus on creating something new, better in the busy life I already lead? Could I use resources, support and skills I already have? These feel to me like a strong foundation on which a dream can grow. For myself, I saw 6 main areas where I could draw strength and resources to live the life I wanted. I had… Read More

The story of the little lettuce that “could”

In early spring I picked seed-heads from last years lettuce crop and scattered the mixed seeds throughout the garden. They grew and grew.  We have eaten wonderful salads from these lettuces for weeks  – red and green, many varieties – frilly, oak-leaf, etc. All this time some small green oak-leaf type lettuces seemed insignificant, less appealing, left behind.… Read More