World Fire Cider Day February 2

It’s been 3 years since the “Fire Cider” controversy then movement began as a result of the copy write of that name by a company -Shire City Herbals. The recipe first used, taught, and shared by reknown herbalist Rosemary Gladstar in the early 1980s when she was teaching for the California School of Herbal Studies….

Self Care Support From Our Plant Allies

When challenged by scary, uncertain, stressful times, when everything we hold dear seems in deep jeopardy and it seems to be worse by the hour or the tweet we can turn our attention within and away from the news and social media. First things first go outside in nature and don’t bring your smart phone…

Poetry Share

“What is this thing called life? I believe That the earth and the stars too, and the whole glittering universe, and rocks on the mountains have life, Only we do not call it so–I speak of the life That oxidizes fats and proteins and carbo- Hydrates to live on, and from that chemical energy Makes…

“We Are The Ones We Have Been Waiting For”

Is it just a slogan or new age woo woo.. It is our call to action. It has been a challenge for us to be awake to the darkness of our collective “American shadow material” and its many ugly faces. Americas dark day. The hidden shadow is laid bare naked out in the open now-…

Terrior and Botanical Medicine

Originally posted on Numina :
What is terrior exactly? This word is certainly experiencing an appeal in the mainstream to describe all sorts of things in relationship to its surrounds. This word is of french origin and is used to describe the many variables in nature that make a unique and quality wine. This living landscape…

Starting a Grassroots Herbal Medicine Movement

Its Mars retrograde, Mercury retrograde, new moon just a couple days ago, as well as mercury transit the sun exact today. -Oh and it’s also close to the (Beltane sexy juicy fertility holiday), so what does a Lynx Raven Wolverine trickster spiral dancer creatrix like me decide to do?- Start a movement thats what! What…

Those Wild Wild Roses

Originally posted on Green Lynx & Bear Creek :
It is already the first week of June here in the great pacific northwest of WA state. Here on the Olympic Peninsula we are in late springs most prolific wildflower blooming time. Blessed in this part of the world  by abundant hedge rows of our beloved briar…

Between Eclipses

We are between A place between  Place in the dark weighty storytelling of old where unusual, profound, profane, unlikely magic can and does occur. Once apon a time Otherworld Middle path Middle kingdom Good place to dedicate I re-dedicate myself to poetry To story To prose Voice inside that tends deeper connection to wild little…

Gathering Medicine at Mid Winter

Well If your anything like me these days in mid winter I begin notice all the change going on outdoors from gentle pulses of life stirring under foot, the gradually longer days, and Gaia waking.  This collective intelligent earth organism’s energy flowing upward now as we move toward the spring equinox. My sleepy bear hibernating…

Those Wild Wild Roses

It is already the first week of June here in the great pacific northwest of WA state. Here on the Olympic Peninsula we are in late springs most prolific wildflower blooming time. Blessed in this part of the world  by abundant hedge rows of my beloved briar feminine native wild Nootka rose (Rosa Nootkana) it…

Trillium Flower Essence

Originally posted on Green Lynx & Bear Creek :
Trillium flowers are present in the woods now and I want to share my love of this flower and its wonderful use as energy medicine. Trillium (Trillium ovatum) sometimes called Robin of the wood, or Wake Robin is a beautiful flower with 3 petals, 3 leaves and is a white flower…

Help! There Are Flowers Having Sex In My Nose

Spring Is here and it is in full force here on the farm. The fruit trees are decadently blooming , flowers popping up everywhere, sounds of busy honybees and other bees droning ever so loudly in my ears and the swallows darting back and forth to feed thier hungry progeny. Its as if the whole…