Nature Note, Bend, Oregon, March 28, 2016 — Spring is in the air!  Northern flickers are flocking in groups in the juniper sage country of central Oregon.  My morning walks are alive with the sounds of flickers and here’s what they sound like (courtesy of Birds, Inc. on YouTube): Three cool facts about Northern Flickers: Ants? Read More →

Striving to eat a more plant-based diet?  Incorporate yoga into your daily rituals?  Here’s a cookbook to inspire you along this journey! For the Love of Food and Yoga: A Celebration of Mindful Eating and Being explores how the inner awareness we develop on our yoga mats fuels our bodies, minds and overall states of wellbeing, Read More →

Ever hear the saying: “An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away”?  Well, in this case, an apple a day might remind us to take good care of our available food-producing land!  A long time ago (in the 70’s?) someone came up with an idea to use an apple to demonstrate that our world has Read More →