Who are you wearing?

What is commonest and cheapest and nearest and easiest is Me, Me going in for my chances, spending for vast returns, Adorning myself to bestow myself on the first that will take me, Not asking the sky to come down to my goodwill, Scattering if freely forever. –   Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass I used […]



As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.” -Henry David Thoreau I just came from Camiguin, to visit my husband’s 97-year-old grandmother.  If there is one thing to learn about this trip, it’s that simple living, in […]


Homeopathic Remedies

I’ve been fortunate to have found a doctor who practices homeopathy and natural medicine.  My children are yet to take antibiotics, and their bodies have almost always naturally healed without conventional medicine.  Oatmeal for rashes on my three month old baby, water for the cough of my two year old (“that’s the first thing we […]