Coming To A Head

Featured image is a photo I captured while trying to identify Reishi mushrooms in my backyard. One of those accidentally awesome moments, so I thought I would share the beautiful worms-eye view with everyone. I cannot believe I am so close to finishing the first COMPLETE draft for Blood 4 Honor. Never did I ever [...]

Stellaria media

Chickweed, aka chick wittles, clucken wort, and chickeny weed, is available for harvest almost year round, except in midsummer when it becomes fibrous and tough, and in midwinter when it disappears. The name Stellaria comes from the fact that the flowers are like little stars. Although beloved by chickens, chickweed is an excellent salad plant [...]

Uninspired and Restless

So I have been pretty useless the last week or so. I have felt really uninspired and off my game. I haven't been writing nearly as much, and my garden is getting weedy. I did let the chickens out yesterday, so there is that. Maybe quarantine is finally getting to me, I don't know. I [...]

Quarantine Babble

The only thing quarantine has done so far that makes me emotional is that it prevented me from going out for sushi on my birthday like we do on pretty much every special day. We can't afford that kind of stuff on a regular basis, so we look forward to it when we do get [...]

What Time Can Do

Recently, we have seen how much can change in just a matter of weeks, and it is actually fitting for Chapter 1. I did not plan this, but here we are. Part 2 starts one year after the Interlude, and much has changed in that time. I already have fairly graphic writing as it is, [...]

Tit 4 Tat

Hey guys! Hope the New Year is treating ya'll well. Today I am going to talk about Calendula Salve. It is used in Chapter 7 for helping tattoos heal, but it can be used for much more than that! Calendula has anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties that make it useful for healing wounds and treating [...]