one thursday in april at the dojo, i was sparring against a very tall, much bigger guy than me. he reminds me of my brother due to his 6’6” height and his day job having something to do with technology. my left arm up against his right arm was no match, and my shoulder was . . . → Read More: dislocated

~rainbow mondays~ meadowhawks and dragonberries


rainbow veggies! i am soaking in the brightly colored summer vegetables while we still have them for a little bit longer. and of course, i compulsively arrange them into rainbows.

a real live rainbow!

pink: pink and pink! and a shout out to flat bride, wherever she may be . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ meadowhawks and dragonberries

~rainbow mondays~ treasure

i am finally setting up my shell table, the one i mentioned in previous new york posts, which was an ordeal to ship out to oregon, but finally made it out here this year. the week off after christmas always allows for random nebulous projects to progress, and i finally dove in and unpacked some . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ treasure

the big apple

i’ve been feeling funky, i’m not gonna lie. maybe not coincidentally, i’ve been quiet around this here blog, so i think i’m going to make a point to get back to writing, in the name of self care. i think i’ll start with the story of our trip to new york, since i only really . . . → Read More: the big apple

~rainbow mondays~ poke abundance

rainbow veggies again! i never get tired of lining up beautiful produce in rainbow order.

red: chioggia beets just before i juiced them yesterday.

orange: dragon from a poke-walk with quinn. he traded me the phone for my camera so he could take some photos of it, too!

orange: i took . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ poke abundance

~rainbow mondays~ redwoods and blue belts

it’s a full moon, summer solstice, celebration rainbow!

sometimes you need to meditate on the absence of color in order to appreciate the colors!

red: quinn and i watched a family of 3 woodpeckers practice climbing up our redwood tree.

red: sometimes it’s just another dead leaf on the gravel driveway, until . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ redwoods and blue belts

~rainbow mondays~

it’s an oregon country rainbow today… i am really having fun with bubbles these days. this was taken as i was leaving fair yesterday, as the sun was starting to set.

white: dragon that kept visiting rich and i during the rising appalachia concert, perched on the hat of a guy in front . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~

~rainbow mondays~ outer space, inner space

hello, tuesday! it’s time for another rainbow monday! you’ll have that when you are working 2.5 jobs, trying to buy a house, and let’s throw in jury duty just for fun! whee!


i don’t know, something about driving by a full rainbow right over the ocean at lost creek this week inspired . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ outer space, inner space

fly by

i am just trying to make sure email notifications are going out, so this is just a quick fly by. have a great wednesday!

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around the farm

the parental dahlia that furnished the seeds of the new baby mystery dahlias; deep purple foliage and brilliant orange blooms…

… and the results are in! the first mystery baby, grown from saved seeds is yellow!

sunflower volunteer, having been messed with in photoshop to bring out its peachy coloration.

. . . → Read More: around the farm