Sometimes you are lucky enough to realize that the dreams you have always had have somehow turned into plans.
That’s what Berry Mountain is like for me: my dream self-sufficient homestead, a retreat from the world, a return to a simpler, more natural way of life, a gathering place for friends and family, a place to learn, teach, grow and grow old.
This Friday morning I spent sketching the 325th version of the Master Plan for our 30 acres, this time adding a second greenhouse and a new spot for a few more wine grapes.
Hey. Any girl can dream. This girl plans.
Save the World. Make your home.
Just a quick reminder about the beauty of Nature to keep us focused on Sustaining and Saving the World.
Save the World. See the Beauty.
The showy display at DuPaul’s Urban Farm in Vienna, Virginia – April 2013
In order to stay focused on saving the world, it is important to remember WHY it is worth saving.
Take a moment to look up from your smart phone and see how beautiful the world is.
I want many many more generations of people to be able to see such natural loveliness.
I know you do too.
In the first three days of my post-corporate life, I have been elbows-deep in three different gardens while relishing our strange proto-summer.
I am now the proud owner of a bona fide sunburnt nose and an authentic farmer’s tan.
My new paradigm will have to significantly increase its SPF.
Here is my Truth: My life Mission is to learn and teach sustainable living skills.
The world is worth saving. YOU are worth saving.
School is now in session.