How to Calm a Farmgirl

Maryjane’s mama had to work late last night.  She was getting to that two year old too tired to stay awake hysteria.  So how do you calm a born farmgirl?  Hand her a farming magazine. There was a picture of a child milking a goat that she was enthralled with.  Photos of sheep.  Yesterday at…

A Tour of the White Wolf Medicine Shop

Welcome to the White Wolf Medicine Shop.  Please come in for a tour! The shop has great energy.  The sweet smells of cedar, sweeetgrass, sage, and tobacco fill the air.  Come in for a cup of tea and visit, read the Cherokee language, and follow the circle around the store. There is a space for…

Sunrises, Gratitude, and Magic Coffee

Today I unpack our books and photos, writings and my aprons.  I will make this downstairs area emanate life and our love for each other and home.  Tomorrow we will pick up all my plants from the greenhouse at Margie’s and will be officially moved out of her home. I owe Margie and Pat a great…

The Accidental Stocked Pantry (yea for over-canning!)

We are getting settled in our new place.  Our eight cats (we had to have our sweet Ichabod put to sleep) joined our roommate David’s three and they are all getting along wonderfully despite all of my worrying. Part of the deal there is that I am cooking the meals.  After being so long without…

Native Cultural Arts and Finding One’s Art

Over the weekend we were a part of the Native American Art and Culture celebration downtown.  We diligently promoted it but it was a smaller turnout then we’d have all liked.  However, the folks that were there were great, great people and we all had a lot of fun. The art was beautiful and I was…

Keys to our Shop

We got the keys to our new store yesterday afternoon. A new apartment in the country, a new shop in town, family and friends close by. Happy Autumn!  Time for pumpkins and Halloween costumes.  And new shops to open.  New beginnings and lots of good memories!