Water!

The thing I thought through the least. The thing I took for granted the most. By weight, it constitutes an average 60% of the human body (as well as most land-roving animals). It’s a vital nutrient to the life of every cell of our bodies. Decades ago, when I began a path into the realm…

keshequa iceflow

Chop Wood, Carry Water

We’re deep in the process of cultivating a more sustaining life for ourselves, while residing in our little red yurt. It’s been nearly 3 years now. Our adventure ongoing, our reckoning of what we do not know unremitting. Our lists of projects and tasks has paradoxically multiplied rather than diminished. Our hearts have grown. Occasionally…

Dust Bathing — A Hen’s Day in the Sun

As we’re adding an addition onto our current chicken coop to accommodate a handful of new Icelandic chicks, I’ve had some extra time in the chicken area lately. I have not mentioned it before — chickens are AWESOME! I love being around them, watching them, listening to them. Such wonderfully social creatures. Not to mention, they tend…