the unconventional adventures of a wild edible plant eating, permaculture loving, unschooling non-tv watching family in South Carolina!
High on my favorite mountain meadow in North Carolina there’s a series of boulders raised like plates on aView full post »
Maybe Emily knew something when she dubbed one of our hens “Mister Catherine.” That was years ago, and theView full post »
Reworking the Permaculture Principles
Permaculture is a design strategy for creating regenerative culture in all ofView full post »
Ripe mulberries and loquats, tumbling plums, fat blackberries, chanterelles and wineberries in the mountains,View full post »
A long long time ago this story is said to have been told by Aesop…
A lean wolf nearly dead with hunger wanderedView full post »
With trepidation we swung open the garden gate at our home in Columbia and took a wide-eyed look around. We’dView full post »
“Beyond words. Just astounding..”
..I heard myself say while taking in the view of blooming forestView full post »
Spring in the mountains is a slower, more deliberate process. In Columbia SC, it always seemed to me that I went toView full post »
I wrote the following tale last summer. Somehow it escaped publication. So, though this cool February day on whichView full post »
The sun set yesterday on the riotous howling laughter from the gaggle of kids in my sister’s side yard. They wereView full post »
Six months deep into our experimental year living in the mountains of North Carolina, we’ve discovered theView full post »
As with any family, sometimes the days in our house are so long and heavy, I think I will crush with the weight ofView full post »
This summer, in Beaufort, North Carolina we loaded into a motorboat headed to an island home only to unbrokenView full post »
wood nettles, fox dreams.
Slowing down enough to actually see anything is the hard part. Not to mention hear, feel,View full post »
Thinking about how we use water in our landscapes goes along way towards regenerating them. I wanted toView full post »
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