New moon gatherings for women have been ongoing for over 5 years. Meetings take place in the tipi, around the fire. Monthly content springs from kabbalah teachings and the biblical commandment to observe the new moons. There is singing and sharing of our individual journeys. By invitation only.
Since my last post, about 6 weeks ago, the weather has been practically perfect. Days in the mid 70’s, nights in the low 60’s. Plenty of rain. But it’s not perfect for growing summer vegetables which thrive on hotter days and nights. Fortunately, most of our crops are ripening slowly but surely. It’s been great lettuce
In Michigan, we expect lilacs to bloom in May, but nowadays there is no normal, nothing to expect, only to be present with what is. Everything is a week or two later than we had expected. We are so grateful that anything blooms and grows at all! May showers finally gave way to June flowers
April showers brought May showers to Michigan. It’s been hard to find May flowers in the soggy mess outside. May is 2/3 over and we’ve had only a handful of warm sunny days. According to Greg we’ve had 12 rainy days for a total of 4.3 inches. To understand the impact, an average month of
Shah Jahan was a mogul emperor of India. He built the Taj Mahal for his beloved wife, Mumtaz, who died in childbirth. We named our peafowl for them. They are beautiful and always together. Here they are wistfully looking for spring in early April. Sometimes they can be seen in the catalpa tree near the