the unconventional adventures of a wild edible plant eating, permaculture loving, unschooling non-tv watching family in South Carolina!
This March, with our inspiring colleagues, Nick Tittle and Mari Stuart, Matt and I are changing the landscape of SouthView full post »
I never suspected that Vermont would worm its way into my heart so easily.
a tiny handView 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 »
Fall conjures in me a taste for sassafras tea.
You can harvest sassafras roots anytime, but somehow thatView full post »
Urban Homesteading Classes, Columbia SC!
Thank you to our beloved friend and fellow local permaculturist, Mari StuartView full post »
NPR Article: Unschooling
My husband happened to be getting out of the car and heard the tail end of a commercial for anView 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 »
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 »
Loggerhead Turtles: The wild in the everyday
We need the wild in the everyday. We need it not just because it can beView full post »
unassisted home birth: my journey to healing
matt’s sketch of me pregnant
Three years ago today, I was squattingView full post »
“Girls Rock Columbia…
is a one-week long day camp that exists to foster a community of girls ages 8-17View full post »
A tale of elderberry syrup:
A wild elderberry (Sambuca canadensis) bush we transplanted years ago to the gateway of ourView 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 »
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