A little story about the September card mailed to our Gratitude Club members this month. Oregon’s Champoeg State Park has […]
Golden goddesses of the late summer garden. I’m always so impatient for these beauties to bloom. But they are more […]
I just gotta say… Slow down summer! I’m doing my best to seize the season with adventures. Camping. Beach days. […]
Plant-based eating for me is kind of like my yoga – it’s truly a “practice.” I take days off. I’m […]
Where do you spend these long sun-filled days? You’ll find me in the garden. I’m weeding, watering. Starting to harvest. Cheering on slow-ripening tomatoes. My last batch of 2020 Salsa-ly Distant Salsa is almost gone!
There are two places where secrets should never be kept — the kitchen and the garden. So in the spirit of “what happens in the garden, doesn’t stay in the garden,” I want to share how kindness has been a key ingredient for my vegetable patch.
Rainbows often burst on the scene like magical gloom chasers. I’m so grateful for those moments, but it doesn’t mean I have to sit patiently under dark skies and wait. We can each choose to be “the rainbow in someone else’s cloud” as the great Maya Angelou wrote. I hope this letter gives you inspiration to be the ray of sunlight that pops out a rainbow slide for someone in your life.
It took just one unintentional-but-perfectly-timed Spring visit to Austin to become smitten with the royal blue wildflower waves of Texas. But was the Bluebonnet just another pretty face? I was instantly curious about the folklore of my new love.
On this Earth Day, I challenge you to think about how your kindness plays a role in the well-being of our environment. Asking the simple question, “Is this kind?” can put each of us on the best path to steward our shared greatest legacy, our planet…
April is in full swing and the birds and bees are busy tossing little flower petals like confetti around my yard. It’s a wild pollination party! They all make the important work look like fun. I hope this Kindness Roots letter does that for you …