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Extending the Garden

The massive uptick in people's interest in gardening is one of the surprising outcomes of the current pandemic. Whether it was because of...

Yoga Meets Us Where We're At

So this is the scene of the mishap. Jumping off of the well and landing on the uneven ground resulted in a broken ankle and surgery. I...

Spring Memories

She is no more than 14 months old. In my memory, she is wearing her purple floral bathing suit - a favourite of hers for all occasions -...

KNOW YOUR FARMER

THE CONVERSATION These past weeks have been unsettling. This forced and very necessary time of slowing down offers space for...

A poem for a time such as this...

Thank you to San Francisco poet Lynn Ungar for these wise and beautiful words... Pandemic What if you thought of it as the Jews consider...

Dear Holiday Season 2019...

Dear Holiday Season 2019, I feel your approach... It is hard to miss since many of the big box stores have been decorated for Christmas...

Autumn Thoughts

Nature, in transition, is beautiful, made even more so when we remember that we are also part of nature and do well to follow her lead....

Love Over Fear

"In every situation one choice moves us toward what we want, the other takes us away from what we want." ~ Anonymous The quote above...

My Drug of Choice

I am currently coming to the end of a wander across the South American continent. This trip has been what travel is always is: a series...

Next Steps...

Currently I am travelling through South America in a historical village with these huge boulders for cobblestones. It has been raining...

No tree harmed, at No Harm Farm

Last year on the first day my daughter finished her exams, we went to purchase our Christmas tree. I have debated over the years around...

Grey hair, trying not to care.

Recently I began to transition my hair to the natural grey that it actually is and has been for some time now (hint: years). Witnessing...

Yoga and alcohol: achieving ahimsa?

I would like to offer a perspective regarding the increasing trend of intersecting yoga practice with alcohol consumption. Whether this...

Farewell, Dear Friend

Barney came to our family just over 10 years ago when my stress level was super high and I was using wine to manage it (pro-tip: not a...

Cold feet, warm sips

So we are locked into winter here at No Harm Farm. While the view out of the windows is quite beautiful, the days are short, the dark...