17
May
2018

Move Me

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Even in that still moment, seeming silence - our Atoms, Molecules and Cells are moving. Movement is proof of cellular intelligence, according to some scientists.  After all, how does a cell know where to move, how to move, how to change shape to get somewhere else? And the whole you, beyond your cells, must move to keep blood and lymph…

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02
Feb
2011

Grape Sex

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The recent New York Times article telling us that the lack of sex is hurting the health of wine grapes, got me thinking. How do grapes have sex? First of all, grapes are ‘bisexual. It all ideally starts with the flower having both male and female sex organs, how convenient is that? The male pollen lands on the female equivalent,…

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30
Oct
2010

Remember to Vote!

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Never before has your vote counted as much as now. You may be unhappy with what's happening in this country. You may be pleased and optimistic with the amount of progress made in the last two years. You may be nervous and fearful about the extreme views and violence expressed by some political perspectives. All of these maybes are reason…

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22
Jul
2010

Bio-Dynamics

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I am always surprised at how much discussion and angst the topic of biodynamic wine brings.  So I decided I wanted to do my part at looking at bio-dynamics.  How about definitions first before getting into philosophy. Bio = life. Dynamics = related to physical force or energy, motion, pattern of growth or change, variation in intensity. So biodynamics, in…

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11
Feb
2010

Cultivating health

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SCHOOL GARDENS Hat’s off and shovels down to Michelle Obama for setting the example for growing our own food. What a concept for starting a health program.  Getting in touch with the beginnings – from seeds to something good to eat. My first experience with a garden that schooled me, was at a small seaside town on the Left Coast…

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