Join Us for the 30th Annual Japanese Cultural Fair!

  Join us this Saturday, June 4th in Santa Cruz for a day of indigo dyeing at the 30th Annual Japanese Cultural Fair in Mission Plaza Park! We will have an Aizome (indigo dyeing) booth with fun mini workshops and lots of indigo-dyed goods for sale. I am … Read More

Friday Flowers

Lately, Friday has been my flower therapy day…   After work I tuck in the veggies and take a walk around the ranch, letting go of the stress from the week, noticing what is changing with the seasons (the Fujis are ripe in the orchard today!)…  all along … Read More

Black Walnuts… & An Ode to Fall

    Fall is here–in the light, the chilly nights, the smell of dry grass waiting for rain, and, inescapably, the Harvest. It seems no matter how many years pass, I am always surprised anew when the fall harvest arrives–all of a sudden, everything that has been slowly … Read More