the unconventional adventures of a wild edible plant eating, permaculture loving, unschooling non-tv watching family in South Carolina!
“Beyond words. Just astounding..”
..I heard myself say while taking in the view of blooming forestView full post »
I wrote the following tale last summer. Somehow it escaped publication. So, though this cool February day on whichView full post »
Six months deep into our experimental year living in the mountains of North Carolina, we’ve discovered theView full post »
This summer, in Beaufort, North Carolina we loaded into a motorboat headed to an island home only to unbrokenView full post »
picking the weeds
This morning my daughters sat on the couch looking intently into the pages of a 1st grade workbook.View full post »
It was movie night yesterday, a once a week event at our house since we’re sort of psycho about TV watching.View full post »
What relevance does it have for our community?
How can it benefit us as a whole?
What exactly isView full post »
In the late afternoon shadows of our eleventh wedding anniversary Emily shoves our canoe into the Congaree River.View full post »
Fall conjures in me a taste for sassafras tea.
You can harvest sassafras roots anytime, but somehow thatView full post »
Some of us come of age with a sense that we’re maladjusted. We can’t seem to settle into the way things areView full post »
Pawpaws are ready.
pawpaw flower in spring
Out there on wet forest banks along creeping black creeks and muddy riversView full post »
A tale of elderberry syrup:
A wild elderberry (Sambuca canadensis) bush we transplanted years ago to the gateway of ourView full post »
Our little Morgan has slept so restlessly all his life. We don’t know why. We’ve been fuzzy, sleep-deprived impressionsView full post »
Dumpster diving came to mind when I read….
a National Geographic a couple years ago (filled to the brim withView full post »
We’re blessed with so many plums…too many plums…a great problem to have! Ten years ago a friend whoView full post »
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