Monthly Archives: May 2012

Leave a message at the fern.

Sometimes it feels like I’m waiting for a voice from heaven to tell me what I’m supposed to be doing. It’s a lot of work sorting out all the other voices; mine, my parents’, my family’s, my friends’, my enemies’, … Continue reading

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Eating my Yard – Clover Tea

I’m having a little trouble getting myself to try the clover tea I’m preparing from my yard. Why does drinking clover blooms steeped in hot water gross me out more than eating greens from my yard? Maybe it feels too … Continue reading

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Eating my yard – Dandelions

I’ve seen them on the news. Shawled women, tired and hungry children, stooping on roadsides gathering dandelions to cook. Starving refugees. Dandelions are the food of refugees. At least that’s what I thought until I started reading a book my … Continue reading

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