On Monday, August 17th, we decided to head toward the Jemez Mountains and River to get some forest bathing in from a different area than our usual fifteen minute drive up to our local woods. Since we had not been to the area, and most of the lodging sites that met our criteria were booked,… Continue reading New Mexico Adventure: Las Conchas Trail
A few of the sign posts signaling the arrival of Autumn here in Santa Fe, New Mexico have been sighted. We begin with a flowering native commonly referred to as Rabbitbrush, Chamisa, and Rubber Rabbitbrush, the latin is Ericameria nauseous and/or Chrysothamnus nauseous. Chamisa Above: Chamisa in June I find Chamisa particularly interesting to watch… Continue reading The Golden Cloak of Autumn Arrives to Santa Fe
Before my friend and muse, Mona Lewis, arrived in Santa Fe for the Poetry of Scent & Color workshops, I had been foraging for dirt, rocks and plants to run some tests. The dirt and rocks were to be used for creating pigments and the plants for eco printing onto fabric, as shown below. Heading… Continue reading Getting Dirty
As you may already know, in September, Greg and I moved from Los Angeles, California to the high desert in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It’s been a bit of a wild, Mr. Toad adventure which has presented many challenges and interesting (to say the least) characters (Crazed Tesuque lady) along the way. A few weeks… Continue reading The Triple Goddess: Crone in Santa Fe
A new friend and intuitive mentioned that the hard, rocky surface of the land here in Santa Fe can make ones entry rather challenging. Indeed, that has been the case for me as I migrate through finding a home and workspace while juggling several other fire balls. Oh, and when you land, be mindful of… Continue reading Santa Fe National Forest
In the span of the last two months so much has happened, you have no idea! It’s been a tumultuous ride emotionally and physically, that has felt a bit like a roller coaster through hell. Luckily, the hellish part appears to be over, what remains is a feeling of limbo as we hunt for a… Continue reading Santa Fe, New Mexico…Home!