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The Hawk

The Hawk

This morning I spotted a majestic hawk, I believe a Broad Winged, perched in the silver maple tree outside my bedroom window. Shortly after grabbin...
Among the Flowers New Moon Candle

Imbolc

This week we celebrate Imbolc, a holiday that, in its simplest terms, marks the halfway point between winter solstice and spring equinox. Taking pl...
Conscious Creativity

Conscious Creativity

Last fall I read Conscious Creativity by the indomitable Philippa Stanton. It was a game changer. Seriously. Never before has a book so fully opene...
winter wonderland | rime ice | hoar frost | mother nature

Winter Wonderland

Winter in Minnesota can be a challenge, but it can also be gloriously beautiful. This year we have been blessed with a stretch of above-normal temp...
Creativity

Creativity

“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up” – Pablo Picasso   There is creativity in all of us. Yes, you read th...
Gratitude

Gratitude

It's just one week before Thanksgiving. A Thanksgiving that promises to be wildly different than those of years gone by. So this year it's more imp...
Welcome to Botaniquely!

Welcome to Botaniquely!

When I launched this blog 3 years ago, it was a full moon, a Beaver Moon to be exact. I thought it was fitting to have our first post publish on a...