Less and More: what a European’s room on check-out reveals about them, us and the place we call home

Based on observations I have made in the course of cleaning my short term rental suite over the past year, I have come to the following brilliant albeit totally unscientific and sweeping conclusions: Nobody knows your personal habits better than your housekeeper. When it comes to nature, Europeans use less and appreciate more. They use … Continue reading Less and More: what a European’s room on check-out reveals about them, us and the place we call home

Sweat, Rules and Endless Nit Picking: Evelyn’s #50DayWellnessChallenge

Yet another email from Lisa with a short list of 250 questions to answer regarding the outcome of my personal #50DayWellnessChallenge plus a request for corroborating photos or even a slide show of my progress. As Wally Lamb would say, "I know this much is true." If you do not enjoy the wellness protocol you … Continue reading Sweat, Rules and Endless Nit Picking: Evelyn’s #50DayWellnessChallenge

Free Herb Walks

Well hello August! Where did you come from? I totally didn't see you coming.Pemberton's fabulous Slow Food Cycle Sunday approaches quickly. On August 17th, I'll be at Helmer's Organic Farm on the Meadows Road once again trying to stimulate community dialogue on the concept of sustainable medicine."Leave your drugs in the chemist's pot if you … Continue reading Free Herb Walks

The Lesson

I recently received injuries to my right hand that caused damage to some of my nerves. During my recovery process, I experienced exquisitely painful sensitivity at the sites that were healing and forming scar tissue. Time and Mother Nature wait for no one however and the St. John's wort blossoms emerged as my hand was … Continue reading The Lesson