The Wandering Gants – Sep 14 2020

As the ๐™จ๐™ข๐™ค๐™ ๐™š from the far off wildfires ๐™ฉ๐™๐™ž๐™˜๐™ ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™š๐™™, I wondered how all our fellow beings are doing.โ  โ  ๐˜ฟ๐™ž๐™™ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š๐™ฎ ๐™ก๐™š๐™–๐™ซ๐™š? It was very quiet here during the heaviest smoke. But where would they go? The whole West is filled with smoke.โ  โ  Were they hunkered down in their nests and burrows and dens wondering what this eerie air is all about? ๐™’๐™š๐™ง๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š๐™ฎ ๐™–๐™›๐™ง๐™–๐™ž๐™™?โ  โ  ๐˜ฟ๐™ž๐™™ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š๐™ž๐™ง ๐™ก๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™œ๐™จ ๐™๐™ช๐™ง๐™ฉ ๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™ค? How were they comforting and protecting their young?โ  โ  Even our cats were subdued through the weekend, mostly sleeping near the air purifier with some ๐™ฅ๐™ก๐™–๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ซ๐™š ๐™ข๐™š๐™ค๐™ฌ๐™จ here and there. They knew something was wrong even though they were nearly as protected as we were. (I couldn't give them my tinctures or tea.)โ  โ  Yes. Most of these fires were started by lightning, but...there would not have been so many if we ๐™๐™ช๐™ข๐™–๐™ฃ๐™จ ๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™ค๐™  ๐™—๐™š๐™ฉ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ง ๐™˜๐™–๐™ง๐™š ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ค๐™ช๐™ง ๐™๐™ค๐™ข๐™š.

The Wandering Gants – Sep 14 2020

๐ŸŒปGumweed (Grindelia)โ โ € โ โ € ๐ŸคจFunny that I chose today to post this - when much of the Western US is inundated with smoke.โ  I've just learned that it's good for bronchial issues. ๐Ÿ˜€โ โ € โ โ € ๐Ÿ“Dosewallips State Park - Brinnon, WAโ โ € โ โ € (Disclaimers: Only wild harvest responsibly, safely, and sustainably. Send me a DM if you want info. And...this information is not intended as medical advice. Be sure that any plant you're trying is safe for you to use and does not conflict with health issues or medications.)โ โ € โ โ € #thenatureofthejourney #emeraldjewel #wellness #naturalremedy #naturalhealing #traditionalmedicine #herbalism #herbalremedies #homeremedies #homeremedy #herbalmedicine #folkmedicine #herbalism #plantmedicine #hedgewitch #greenwitch #kitchenwitch #herbs #diymedicine #selfcare #naturelover #exploringnature #explorewa #wastatebeaches #hoodcanal #brinnon #dosewallips #dosewallipsstatepark #gumweed #grindelia

Port Townsend and Dosewallips

We spent most of the summer exploring the eastern side of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. Port Townsend and Dosewallips were two of our favorite areas. Port Townsend In our continuing desire to scope out the northeastern corner of the Olympic Peninsula for a future home base, we've spent some time in Port Townsend. The … Continue reading Port Townsend and Dosewallips