Magical Daylily Recipe

by Cait Johnson It’s the season for daylilies, those exuberant orange trumpets waving to us from roadsides as we drive past, or tangling in blowsy abandon in our yards. Many people don’t know that each blossom only lives for one day (hence the name), but this gives the flower a special poignant beauty. Years ago,…

Tea and Poultices for the End of Winter

by iele Paloumpis In a recent post, I wrote about my experience with back pain and muscle spasms caused by disability. Since then I’ve been hibernating, retreating indoors and away from the New York City cold as much as possible. My hope is to save myself from the bone chilling winds that cause my muscles…