Author Archives: aprilmilam

The Scents of the Season

I want to bake something special, make it taste like love and Yule.  So, I’m beginning with building my own “extract” with raw honey, molasses, and mulling spices. Specifically, I love this blend of spices:  Kerridwen’s Cauldron Mulling Spices It’s … Continue reading

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The Earth Sings

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Can you hear it? The ancient hum of an old forest, the sway of the harvest in the fields, the gentle babble of a stream over smooth stones, the choreography of fireflies on a summer…

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Oh, crap.

I was contemplating what I could add to a compost pile to reduce the amount of kitchen waste that gets put in my trash: rotten things, broken things, discarded things, dead things, crap. Why spend time considering such possibilities? Compost … Continue reading

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God is good.

Waiting room: a place to sit and wait, and wait, and wait. We were at the doctor’s office for three hours . Most of that time spent waiting, waiting for a final diagnosis that has taken a year and three … Continue reading

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Saying No to My Comfort Zone

The words escaped my mouth before I had time to draw them back in. My heart quickened. Fear threatened an anxiety attack. There are times when saying no to an opportunity is a good thing, healthy even. Then there are … Continue reading

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Summer Bloom

I love waking up to sunshine and wildflowers.

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Ana ran her thumb over the cool hard surface of the river rock.  “Mom, I feel like this stone.  All this pain, it’s wearing me down.” Grace’s empathic senses could feel the pounding in her daughter’s skull, the constant headaches … Continue reading

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