• Health,  Sustainability

    A City Girl’s Guide To Composting

    I always thought of myself as a true Midwestern girlβ€”descended from farmers, with grit and dirt in my blood. Then I went to work on an organic farm. According to the real farmers, I was a city girl who didn’t know the first thing about dirt.Β These people grew food in the desert, made their own worm tea (a natural fertilizer…

  • My Chronic Fatigue Story
    Health

    My Chronic Fatigue Story

    Three years ago, I had a new baby, a new job, and a one-way ticket to France. This seemed surprisingly normal to me. I’d been in the habit of clustering major life changes. Within a few months of graduating college, I was engaged and traveling in Turkey. Three weeks after Sam and I got married, we moved to Kosovo and…