A spore adrift, hanging delicately in the air, is that me or what I give? Currents rise and fall so slight only the most fragile attest to its force. The mere drag of a leaf’s individual canopy catching air completely changes a spore’s path. Is empathy for the wild overshadowing the potential in domestication, the … Continue reading Being Fungi
Living is a series of relationships. How we interact with the life around us is part of what determines how synchronized we are with the world— the real world, outside of social constructs. This is the domain of weather, minerals, fauna, flora, etc. Today we’re focusing on flora, the plants. When we think of nature … Continue reading Your Relationship with Plants
Using the word ‘talking’ loosely, it’s possible if not essential that we learn to communicate with plants. The flora already know how to bridge the gap on their end, but we as humans are often too insular and egocentric to take the time to listen and reciprocate. First, let’s go through how plants speak. All … Continue reading How to Talk to Plants
Metropolis may seem an antonym to nature, but despite the constructions of our stifling cities we’re more than capable of tapping into the creature of earth within. Our buildings and parking lots can’t keep plants and animals out. In a totalitarian garden, weeds may be considered pests. When walking down a city sidewalk though, a … Continue reading Connecting with Nature: City Living
https://youtu.be/l_YRey43Pkk I must remember to build routine and dedicate energy to uplifting my self perception. Stagnation is the bane of my growth, but consistency is the glue holding the building blocks of my recovery together.
A goal that has kept me looking to the brilliant horizon of a painterly sunset, has been self-sustainability. I wish to reject consumerist living to build my own life. Money will become an object again, a tool I won’t need to utilize often. I’ll grow my own food, produce my own electricity, rely on myself, … Continue reading Sustainable Living: Agriculture and Anxiety