“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”

Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution

Re-energizing With Inspiration

It is easy, at this time of year, to get swept away by the busy-ness of the season.  Every where I look there is something calling to me... an area to be weeded, an animal to be groomed... the list is always endless.


I have found that if I don't intentionally make time for relaxation, it never happens - and I end up working from sun-up to sun-down.  And although I enjoy all of the work and try to find magic wherever I can,  occasional relaxing recharges my energy reserves.

Finding a peaceful, beautiful spot...

with a friend...

or two...

I relax and lose myself in the moment, with the wonderful fragrance of the garden filling my head.

Monday's blog elicited the question as to what magazine I enjoy.  You might have noticed that I had a copy of "Taproot" magazine on the table next to my tea.  This particular periodical is, perhaps, my most favorite ever.  The subtitle is "For Makers, Doers, and Dreamers" and I consider myself each of those.   I was introduced to this magazine by a blog friend... who sent a copy to me and I immediately fell in love.  It is an advertisement-free, independent, bi-monthly publication filled with lush photography...

recipes...

sewing projects...

 knitting...


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