Adventures in Cooking: Hawaiian-ish Fried Rice

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Adventures in Cooking

In recent months, one side of Mister Tea’s family has started a new tradition.  We attempt a family dinner once a week, usually on Saturday. For the first weeks this was going on, I could not attend, because puppy training class and the way I had to operate to actually Continue Reading →

Intro to Adventures in Cooking

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Adventures in Cooking

It’s weird how one event can turn into an idea for a blog post, and then, as you start to really think it through, balloons out into a series. This all started with a rotisserie chicken. As I started figuring out what I wanted to say about what Mister Tea Continue Reading →

Chronic Illness: Lacking a Manual (Part 1)

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Heavy Content

Chronic illness is hard. Strangely enough, that is actually something that needs to be said. In the first world we are trained to expect answers.  Honestly, I think that this training is part of why chronic illness is so hard to deal with – both by the people living with Continue Reading →

12/23/17: Maintenance and Paperwork, Holidays, and the Love of Dogs

This entry is part 16 of 16 in the series Periodic Updates

Life, Our Universe, and Pets: Things continue to be a bit of a mess here. At least as far as my physical condition.  There have been a few things that we had to do that had a pretty steep cost, and recovery from pushing myself that far beyond what I Continue Reading →

Our Household (And Tea Testers, non-human) (Part 1)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series The Rest of Our Household

As we’ve stated a few times before, while there are only two bipeds in our household, it is still quite a populous one. We have three dogs, three cats, all well loved.  We also have four chickens, and a fish tank we do not pay as much attention to as Continue Reading →

Introduction

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series The Making of Things

Desert Sage Natural grew out of a number of deeply personal concepts and circumstances for my partner and me. Part of it came out of the fact that I suffer from chemical sensitivities, and have been becoming steadily more allergic to most pharmaceutical medicines.  Another part of it was frustration Continue Reading →