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 »
The sun set yesterday on the riotous howling laughter from the gaggle of kids in my sister’s side yard. They wereView 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 »
There are so many voices in our lives urging us to
get more degrees
get a higher payingView 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 »
In the late afternoon shadows of our eleventh wedding anniversary Emily shoves our canoe into the Congaree River.View full post »
Last week, I realized my 20th high school reunion is coming up. Bubbly older versions of my classmates will approach meView full post »
“Ron and I are going to Maine on Wednesday and I was secretly hoping you would clear your calendar and comeView full post »
Can you please turn the flashlight off ?
I can’t go to sleep.
Our little no-nonsense six year old who is on theView full post »
We are living a legacy of forgetting.
In choosing to forget, we forfeit our basic human rights.
to build our ownView full post »
Pawpaws are ready.
pawpaw flower in spring
Out there on wet forest banks along creeping black creeks and muddy riversView full post »
unassisted home birth: my journey to healing
matt’s sketch of me pregnant
Three years ago today, I was squattingView full post »
Lest I be accused of polishing the already shiny moments of our time here in the mountains, I must be honest. WhereView full post »
the magic wing
Last weekend, I apprehended Lori and Jason’s car at the bottom of the drive and asked them whatView full post »
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