Good manners in the wilderness

Good manners in the wilderness

Were you fortunate enough to have parents who said to your child self things like, “ Don’t eat with your elbows on the table. Sit up straight. Don’t litter. Say thank you to the nice lady for helping you.” If so, even if you resisted some when you were 5,...
Letting nature take its course

Letting nature take its course

Letting nature take its course is possible “when one is aware of and aligned with the forces of nature.”  This quote from Tao Te Ching, translated by R.L. Wing, continues: “We already know that it is rarely worth the effort to swim upstream but do we...
Helping our cat after surgery

Helping our cat after surgery

Losha, the momma cat and queen of our household, looks calmly asleep on the household altar. But what a story to get here. As you can see, she is wearing something odd.  Part of a sock.  With a classy turquoise neck piece. But she is not newly employed as a kitty...