Chronic Illness as a Caregiver: Don’t Burn the Whole Candle

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

  Being a caregiver for someone with a chronic illness sucks. There, I said it. Watching someone you know and love live in constant pain, or watching them slip away from themselves and who they’ve always been is a battle in and of itself. Nothing can prepare you for watching Continue Reading →

“Pie of the Tiger” (with apologies to Survivor)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Altered Song Lyrics

Warning:  I had really hoped that the original lyrics would have engraven themselves deeply enough into my mind that Mister Tea’s parody would not supplant them.  I was wrong.  Sometimes the two versions run at the same time.  Madness. Rising up, back on the plate Took my time, did my 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 →