The Utterly Amazing Butterfly Weed

I’ve been sick for the past three weeks.  A cold that passed quickly down into my throat, giving me a croupy laryngitis, and then finally settled in my chest… to stay, it seemed.  It hung on and on and on.  The incessant, mostly dry coughing, the headaches and muscle strains from coughing, the tight, painful Read More

Chickweed Pesto and Other Recipes

Out my back door there is a carpet of bright green right at the foot of the porch steps.  This herb tastes like everything I love about the color green and growing things.  It also happens to be a nutrition-packed super medicinal weed.  It is lovely chickweed.  Today I am harvesting some to make pesto Read More