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Forest Bathing in my Forest Garden

Foxglove in bloom on south side of house

Forest bathing in my forest garden. The foxglove are abundant and beautiful amidst rock sculptures naturally balanced. View off the south side of my home. Come visit for a delicious gourmet getaway.

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Red Cardinal, Nature Photography

May we all find peace and our passions find flight

“Red Cardinal” Impressionistic Nature Photograph by Leslie Cerier; Copyright © 2004 Leslie Cerier. All Rights Reserved to Leslie Cerier.

My artwork is for inspiration and healing. Capturing the Soul of the Moment, I hike into the woods and take photos using natural sunlight. The sun calls me to a spot, I click the shutter, when I see that dancing light, peak light. These patterns are also called refractory patterns of light by scientists. I call them Jewels in the Water. Red Cardinal was taken in the autumn, with colorful leaves in a shallow stream, near my home. Continue reading

Foraging for Wild Mushrooms

 

Jade and I finding mystery wild mushroom

Today, I had a sweet time hiking with my friend and community herbalist, Jade Alicandro Mace. As we entered the woods in Wendell MA, we soon found a beautiful lion’s mane mushroom on log on the forest floor. With delight, I photographed it and Jade took out her knife and made a clean cut. Pleased we walked on and soon came to the tree above, which had several Hericium coralloides! Close relative of Lions Mane and also edible!! Also called comb tooth. We harvested Continue reading

Organic Berry Picking, Mother Daughter Fun

Walking to the back fields with basket in hand at the Brookfield Farms

On my way to the back fields of my CSA, the Brookfield Farm in Amherst, MA. With basket in hand, I am going berry picking with my daughter Emily. Lots of fun to be together gathering. Fun in the sun. Mother daughter love. Beautiful sunny, hot, summer day. Yummy time together in the berry patch at the organic lush farm. Continue reading

Grateful, Teaching Cooking Workshop

Foxglove in bloom on south side of house

As much as I love traveling to delicious places to teach farm to table organic vegetarian cooking, I am grateful for the opportunity to bring people into my passive solar home, especially on hot summer days, to stay cool, connect to nature, cook up an organic feast, and eat overlooking the gardens. “Embody A Delicious Life.” Continue reading