Dipping my toes into the water of Ayurveda

Hello, friends! Ayurveda is something that I have been dipping my toes into lately. I never fully understood it before, and am only just starting to investigate this ancient, natural wisdom for health and healing. Continue reading


A Year in Retrospect: My Venture into the World of Houseplants and Other Developments

This year was one of many ups and many downs…

Hello, friends. The rain and clouds are back in the Portland area and all feels cozy and fallish. It has been quite a while since I have posted. Let me catch you up on what’s happened over the last year: Continue reading

A Little Immortal Woman for International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day!

I celebrated in my own way by taking the day nice and easy and doing a few things that I love: reading and drinking tea at my favorite tea shop, The Good Medicine Lounge, in Hood River.  The tea that I chose today was a lovely bright yet mellow oolong tea named Immortal Woman, which was not only fitting on a day like this, but was delicious as well!  It was such a lovely tea that Continue reading