Hunting for Beauty

The measure of your life is the amount of beauty and happiness of which you are aware.      – Agnes Martin As I was rushing out the door today, I noticed my clematis had bloomed. It was in the shape of a heart. Sometimes I play a game with myself, looking for messages in nature … More Hunting for Beauty

I’ve Tried Forest Bathing, and You Should Too

Are you picturing a big soaking tub in the woods – or dreaming about skinny dipping? Forest bathing isn’t as exotic as it sounds, but its health benefits are compelling. In 1982, Japanese scientists coined the term shinrin-yoku (which translates roughly to “bathing, showering or basking” in the forest) to promote a national health program. … More I’ve Tried Forest Bathing, and You Should Too