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…

Wild Land Dreams Us

Herbventure 2015 starts in 6 weeks. We have a few spaces left for those who want to go deeply into the wildness of the land and the wild plants and become feral. This 12 month program meets one weekend a month to explore our relationship with Gaia and the healing plants. It will challenge beliefs,…

Dreaming

Our ancestors once held dreams in very high regard as a way to communicate with the non- linear worlds. it was so important to some cultures that there were temples created just for dreaming and some for healing dreams in particular. In ancient Greece these were named Asclepeions named after Asclepeios god of medicine. In…

Lavender Lavender…..

It once again has been months since I posted here, I guess that means I have been busy living life, enjoying the greatest, warmest, and sunniest summer of my 15 year existance here in Sequim. I am now up to my elbows in Grossso Lavender (lavendula intermedia), the one most often used for medicine. I…

Full Moon October and Dreams of Horses

I have been reflecting on the year and returning to last October where I was on a solo road trip to visit an old friend who just happens to be a mountain in South Dakota. I had not seen her in 15 years and she was coming into my dreams and even spoke to me…