Maybe you didn’t quite get just how obsessed I am with knitting. Here’s an example: I could not properly express the joy I feel with my new socks, knitted from delicious “soft girl” yarn from local Petaluma sheep, until I came across Pablo Neruda’s Ode to Socks, excerpted way below in English and Spanish. Thank you,…

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  Just finished my sacral releases, in my nightgown, of course, ‘cuz it’s President’s Day. Need your help with a little something: there are so many mystics to choose from today, I’m having difficulty choosing just one to blog about. Please vote in the comments section for one or more. We got farmers, professors, moms…

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Yesterday I joined mystic Rebecca Burgess and herbalist Cheryl Fromholzer as they pioneered the emerging yet ancient field (love that!) of medicinal dyes for our clothes in a local workshop entitled “Healing Clothes: Making Dyes & Natural Medicine.” Ancient because it’s been done for 2500+ years, mostly documented in the Ayurvedic tradition. Modern because it’s low…

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Curious about what an organic gynecologist does on the weekend? I thought I’d feature a few videos and photos of my organic dye garden as well as some awesome recent workshops with Rebecca Burgess, my mystic friend and inspiration for all things natural and uber-local. First, here’s a vlog I made today on my garden…

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Yesterday I joined mystic Rebecca Burgess and herbalist Cheryl Fromholzer as they pioneered the emerging yet ancient field (love that!) of medicinal dyes for our clothes in a local workshop. entitled “Healing Clothes: Making Dyes & Natural Medicine.” Ancient because it’s been done for 2500+ years, mostly documented in the Ayurvedic tradition. Modern because it’s…

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