2021 Year-In Review

2021 Year-In Review

Hello my lovely readers! How have you been these last several months? I hope all is well for you this year, and I apologize for losing touch with you. It has been a trying year for me and my creativity and desire to write suffered greatly. I listened to my body and took the break [...]

Getting Outdoors for Gut Health – How it Impacts Us Physically and Mentally

Getting Outdoors for Gut Health – How it Impacts Us Physically and Mentally

What absolutely beautiful weather we've been having here in the Midwest! After that deep freeze in mid-February, it's been a dream to see sunshine and daytime highs in the 50's and 60's - even pushing 70 a couple of times! The return of warmer weather brings with it two of my favorite things - gardening [...]

In Closing — Recounting Another Year and the Ending of a Decade

In Closing — Recounting Another Year and the Ending of a Decade

Dear Friends, Somehow we find ourselves here, propelled to the end of a year that still feels in so many ways to be just beginning. It is December; a month of celebration, gratitude, and reflection. It is a little special this year because not only is it the ending of a year, but the ending [...]