Some Musings on Cleaning, Tending, and Mending as Gratitude

This is a post I wrote in June, then promptly forgot about and didn’t publish. Seemed appropriate to share it now with the focus on both gratitude, and consumerism that happens this time of year. Now that it’s halfway through June, I think it’s safe to say that Winter weather is done for a while …

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Wood Butter

After all that spinning for Tour de Fleece, it’s time to give my spindles a “spa day”, so even though I had intended to share this post in January, it’s still appropriate. In the past year I’ve been asked for this recipe quite a bit so I figured it was probably time to type it …

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Olive

Hello! I know I've been gone for a little bit, but I have a good reason. I'd like to introduce my new garden helper and general partner-in-crime Olive! Olive has been living with me for about two weeks and we're figuring out a routine that works for both of us. Once we get some basic training …

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Picture of a Crash

Today, May 12th, is the Awareness Day for ME, Fibromyalgia, Lyme Disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. I potentially have all of these (had my blood drawn for a Lymes test this afternoon). I don't really talk about it too much, because while my illnesses are without a doubt a part of me and greatly impact my life, …

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Fibromyalgia Resources

Here are some of my favorite sources of Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia information and support. This is by no means an all-inclusive list and I will update this post regularly as I find more sites. Some of the original links weren't working but they should be fixed now. Sorry about that.  I Have WHAT? Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: CDC Definition, …

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