It has been quite a while since I last posted. Much of our snow pack has melted, the days have lengthened considerably, and the outside world shows signs of awakening to spring. In the sugar bush, the maple sap has been running intermittently and here and there farmers have begun to boil. A couple of … Continue reading Rising UP: Where Disability and Colonialism Meet
We came home to 19 degree F weather. Today we have light snow. The annual maple sugaring is underway. Next week we do ceremony to honor the Maple tree and maple sugaring. Apparently last week marked a good run of sugaring. Here is an explanation of the nature of sugaring.
We begin to speak to one another. Maybe, over time, and with some nurturing, deep, rich stories will arise and empathy and connection will begin to replace isolation.
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