News, Musings & Announcements

  • May The Weirdness Be With You

    It’s been a weird day in a string of weird days too long to recount. And I’m thinking this might be the newest new normal for a while, so I might a...
  • This Time

    This time last year we were in a very different place. You all know what I mean. Collectively, we got caught bluffing and blinked, then opened our ...
  • On Occasion Moved To Speak

    It appears every living thing is on occasion moved to speak in its own way. And we’ve heard much from many of the usually silent of late, and I ex...
  • Make It Count

    I’ve been meaning to add to the blog for some time. But the truth is whenever I opened to the blank page, it felt like looking into a mirror. I had...
  • Power (Re)Distributions I Have Known

    Things are usually humming along well enough when it happens. First there is a flickering, a moment or two of darkness, that appear to be no cause ...
  • Everybody Deserves ‘Nice’ Things

    How much would you be willing to pay for American-made hair and skin care products that contained only recognizable, pronounceable ingredients? Wha...
  • Good News! We Are Open Again

    First, let me just say that I am oh so grateful for the support you have shown me and the store through this troubled time. I would very likely be...
  • We Now Offer Carbon Offsets With Every Online Purchase

    We make it our business to only work with people and businesses that are as passionate about the planet as we are. That's why we teamed up with ...
  • Quiet

    On sunny days the marshes, levees and bay are visible from the trail in a few places at least, though the walks seldom start before nine. The boy h...
  • The Places We Will Go

    As this is technically an op-ed piece, I feel obligated to say something useful about what is happening on the planet at the moment. And I surely m...
  • The Purell Presidency

    Trump was a self-declared germaphobe before it was cool. And as perhaps the only thing about the current situation about which he has shown any ...
  • Oh Dear

    I cannot see the future, but I sense certain cultural changes in ours. Because, of course, there will be the short-term adjustments in regards to s...