Weeding and Sea-weeding by hilloah

July 26, 2011 at 1:13 pm 2 comments

I love to weed in the garden, I love to iron, I love to peel apples: all jobs that most people regard as boring. But there is a calmness involved in doing these jobs, a rotation that allows your mind to shut down and just concentrate on the task at hand. I do not know about you, but my mind can soar through the universe, talk on the phone, and type at the same time: very efficient, but not calming. This weekend I finished weeding the front garden and started on the back. There is such  fulfillment in weeding: not only the calmness, but the finished product is beautiful. I also found some Naked Lady bulbs by weeding, what a joy!

 Take A Walk On The Wild Side: Discover Raw Green Super Foods From the Ocean! This is a class that is very enjoyable. I took it the first year and had so much fun walking along the coast and discovering food in seaweed as well as a great way to clean your hot tub – such a deal! Terry Nieves is fun to walk with and very knowledgeable about the ocean and its edible harvest.

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  • 1. kristin suratt  |  July 26, 2011 at 5:22 pm

    Hilloah…love this blog….you are so right. One pointed concentration on one task-especially outdoors is a powerful and calming way to stay in present time-the only time there is!

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  • 2. Mindful in the Kitchen by kristin « RawFoodChef  |  July 26, 2011 at 6:33 pm

    […] best then as now, is that he included some recipes in the book, and also  ideas about how to be fully present with the food (especially vegetables) and create dishes mindfully. He even told a funny story about […]

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