I'm on a journey to find health and happiness through a more holistic and green lifestyle.

I find the world to be abrasive. =) That is to say, I feel the need to armor myself, physically and emotionally, in order to face life. Don't we all? Maybe. For whatever reason, it has become a priority in my life to rid my immediate environment of irritating things. And I'm sensitive! So there is much work to be done. But. I have thought for a long time that the things I come in contact with every day, and the stuff used to clean and maintain these things, need to be gentle and non-toxic. I have had eczema my entire life. For a long time I just dealt with it, and accepted that sometimes it's bad, and sometimes it's not, and that it will fluctuate a lot. Gradually over time I have come to find that certain things, fabrics, cleansers, materials, are more irritating to my skin than others. Stress can exacerbate it. In more recent times, I have realized that every aspect of my life improves when I improve conditions for my skin. Hah! What a concept! Thus my (long time) interest in going green, and my more recent desire to live a more holistic lifestyle. (I think I've felt a desire for a long time to live in a harmonious way with myself, my surroundings, and nature, but didn't have a name for it.) Anyhow, this blog is a journal of my trials and errors, and basic crooked path to find a balanced and peaceful existence for myself and my family. Thanks for your interest! I would love to hear your thoughts and ideas!

Sunday, January 31, 2010

A Question For Readers

I am wondering if those of you who leave comments on my blog receive notice if I respond. I doubt it...I'm not sure how that would work. But I do respond sometimes, and wonder if the intended reader ever sees it. Just curious.


  1. No, I don't get a notice. I often go on your blog when you post it on FB. Then, if I leave a comment, I'll check abck to see if others have left comments.


  2. I think we don't get notices from blogs unless we ask to be notified. I'm not sure if your settings are set to allow us to do that. Come to think of it, I don't know if mine are either.

  3. Ahhhh....I shall investigate.