The Art of Rest

Now that the parties are mostly over, the feasting has slowed down and most of the family and and friends have gone home..its time to give yourself a break.  Aside from keeping your immune system up to par by maintaining  a balance between the 3 bodies, i.e. feeding your physical body with the right foods […]


For some reason my normal enthusiasm for Christmas lights and shopping for the perfect expression of thoughfullness is, quite frankly NIL. The thrust of blatant consumerism in the name of Christianity seem to be far from the sentiment. Having said that.. The whole meaning of the family Christmas has shifted as family ties are stretched […]

Medical Marijuana..CBD oil

There’s been a buzz about the medical merits of Marijuana.  I had no idea how big the industry had become in the 25 U.S. states where its legal, and on a global scale with over 30 countries approving with considerations including MEXICO.  They all agree basically that you can grow some, process some and keep […]

Flood Relief and Growing pains

The South Star farm, located in the Cumunidad of Creiadero was hit hard by last months hurricane. Our team members lamented over the loss of about 5 acres of planted ground.  This would be open air crops such as cucumbers, squash, potatoes, carrots corn..and seed crops.  We have been able to get in about a […]

As the river flows

As you may already know..we had a bad flood due to the hurricane last month.  One of our Friends, Bill M, was so kind as to put up a go fund me page to help with the damage control.  For you our members, this means our root crops such as potatoes, carrots, beets, onions […]

Yoga increases memory cognisance..and more!

Now they tell us?? This comes as no surprise to those that have discovered the benefits of yoga and meditation, which as they say, go way beyond a flexible, strong and balanced body Now New research suggests that yoga and meditation may not only give you a flexible body and inner peace but a combination […]

The Power of Emotions

I had a frightful call last month.  My sister in law called to say my oldest brother had 3 to 5 days to live from colon cancer. Naturally the family dropped everything to come together to his bedside a St. Francis Hospital in Bend Oregon.  His 5 children, a couple of which he had not […]

Solar eclipse – The Pathway to Totality

The Pathway to Totality  Is not another catch phrase for a selected group of people, this is what the world is calling the 90 mile swatch of the Eclipse in its full expression across the U.S. Including Oregon. That’s where we come into it. It happens that we are in the middle of the ¨Pathway […]

Pet Food in the Raw…

Pet Food in the Raw… I want to share a little story about one of our Montana ranch dogs.  They thrived on organs and bones from deer and elk.   “Stubby” was a little mutt off the Crow Indian reservation who loved to ride along and go out with the cows.  One day my husband and […]

Angry Americans

The Angry Americans. A CNN/ORC poll carried out in December 2016 suggests 69% of Americans are either “very angry” or “somewhat angry” about “the way things are going” in the US. And the same proportion – 69% – are angry because the political system “seems to only be working for the insiders with money and […]