Forest Bathing

For the last couple of days I’ve renewed my interest in our trails. The Japanese call it forest bathing or Shinrin Yoku. It’s healing to be out in nature, to walk along forest trails, to observe and become one with the earth. I do believe what they say, “Location, location, location is true.”  My location isContinue reading “Forest Bathing”

Spring is the Elixir

Yesterday, I got a much-needed dose of spring tonic. I awoke with clogged sinuses. I didn’t feel well the preceding day. It had rained all day. The good thing is that the rain melted off the snow. My husband encouraged me to use the neti pot. That along with several vitamin C tablets did theContinue reading “Spring is the Elixir”

The Challenge

Most people say I have a competitive nature. It’s not necessarily competing against other people, because in that category I really don’t stand a chance.  It’s more like competing with myself.  It’s about doing something when people say I can’t do something. We had limited time in Asheville.  Upon arrival we enjoyed this great earlyContinue reading “The Challenge”

A Step into Nature and What is Natural

Saturday was clean up day for our county.  So, we took advantage by doing some clean up around here.  A friend brought over a trailer, and my husband and he worked together on both our place and his.  There were people at the unloading spot to take advantage of other people’s discarded stuff.  I’m notContinue reading “A Step into Nature and What is Natural”

The North Trail and Rocks

  The North Trail, that is my name for one section of the trail.  It’s our newest section of trail, redone, with the tractor.  Trail work is a never ending job, so to make it easier, last year we rerouted one section of the trail where we could get the tractor through for easier maintenance.Continue reading “The North Trail and Rocks”