What I Learned about Punishment from the Silkworm Farmer

The modern silkworm farmer on the TV screen caught my eye. The simplistic perfection of his black t-shirt and jeans looked nothing like any farmer I knew. He fed mulberry branches to his silkworms with methodical intention explaining in Japanese, “Silkworms aren’t as strong as people. And you can’t give them medicine. We do all […]

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Seaweed, Black tea and Balance

I’ve been noshing on seaweed lately – finding balance between the cloudy moist days and the similar symptoms in my body with the season’s allergies. In Ayurveda, like increases like, opposites balance. To balance back out I finally had to give up my morning black tea, milk and sugar that I love so much. In […]

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