So…why Raven?

So…why Raven?

  I have had many special moments in the company of crows and ravens that in some ways have altered my beliefs and how I felt about myself and how we all relate in the world. My first real memory and awareness of ravens was when I was a teenager and my parents...
Love Apple (Malus Sylvestris)

Love Apple (Malus Sylvestris)

There is nothing that says fall to me more than the harvest of an apple tree! I have moments of my life, encapsulated in time, by the taste of an apple; the crisp, juicy, incredible tart and sweet that left me wondering why I ever crave anything other than the simple...
Wanderings of a Wildcrafter

Wanderings of a Wildcrafter

I get asked a lot what Wildcraft  means to me; I walk the woods and forage.  I am always on the look out to spot a plant ally; an old friend, or to meet a new one.  Plants have a way of speaking to me, literally jumping out at me, catching my eye with a sparkle,...
Waking up

Waking up

I have left the big, bountiful valley that I call home, crawling through the city in my fossil fuel dependent vehicle of steel and plastic, CBC radio loud and strong, a discussion of  the steady decline of wild animals on our planet, my disconnect from masses of...