Take an object of negligible value and attach a great-great-grandparent to it and you have an article of infinite value -- in some cases. On the things we hold dear, and the things that lose their luster between generations.
From the latest trend in crafting to the great cathedrals, from hobbies to professional skills—making things with our hands from the stuff of earth is an impulse we humans can’t ignore. Stories of learning to appreciate our own handiwork and that of others.
As the snow flies, there’s nothing quite like…what? What comes to mind for you when you think about “comfort food?” No matter what climate we live in, food has the power to warm more than just our stomachs. A collection of stories and recipes.
The Jones family can haunt us even in a well-intentioned quest to live simply.
Creating a home that is right respite for yourself and others.
On the complex search for an earthly home.
Practical advice for designing and building your own home.
Building your own home can be a rewarding adventure when you apply your values.
A family tree bears more than just skilled contractors.
Ideas for celebrating the beauty of nature by creating simple, found-object gifts.
A meditation on our character as beings who are part of, not separate from, creation.
What does it mean to truly ?eat well??