Lean Against a Tree and Let Nature Heal You

I have my pink writing crown on (for real – I found it in a shop in Upstate NY last year) and still the words are struggling to show themselves. I’ve been absent from my blog for too long, and with each passing day I seem frozen in a strange waiting mode. I’ve noticed that […]

Creativity in Bloom

Most people think of the tulip as the poster flower of spring. But for me, it’s the ranunculus. The first time I laid eyes on this precious flower was not in a garden bed but at my corner market in New York City many years ago. When I saw the little tissue paper flowers it […]

The Transformative Power of Spring

My favorite spring flower is the ranunculus! Ever since I’ve been a student of Ayurveda, I’ve begun paying more attention to the nuances of the seasons. It has changed my life so profoundly that frankly, I want everyone else to jump on board! Just the simple act of aligning with Mother Nature can reverse health […]

The Month of Yes You May!

  Tra la! It’s May! The lusty month of May! That lovely month when everyone goes blissfully astray! I can’t help myself. Every year as May 1st approaches, I find myself humming (or outright singing) The Lusty Month of May, the Lerner and Loewe song famously sung by Julie Andrews in the Broadway musical Camelot. […]

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