life stories

Listening to Krista Tippet’s interview with Bessel Van Der I discovered an interesting paradox about stories and trauma: It is normal, even vital, for stories to change. The nature of memory is that it transforms and gets integrated into stories — our life narrative. The stories we tell about our lives change over time and […]

urban garden bike tour

urban farming

A post from our friends at Milkwood with a handy guidebook on urban farming. [Click image to download guide] For anyone living in Washington DC, I will be attending a free all-day urban gardening event called Rooting DC on Saturday Feb 23rd. A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it […]