Mandalas from fallen leaves…

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acorn berry mandala

I was inspired by an article in the Boston Globe this morning about flower farmer Melissa Glorieux, who creates mandalas from leaves, twigs, and other things found in the woods. Great idea! There are so many visually interesting things on a walk (or run) through the woods.  I noticed some little red berries on the ground on the walk out to my … Read More

Secret Blackberries

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After a session running around with the boh, at the point where I feel tired and free, I walk over to the blackberries I found at the end of running eiko (cutting the sky). I pick three of them and eat each one as if it’s the last blackberry ever. A lot of energy from a blackberry.