Mister Tea’s ‘The Night Before Christmas’

‘Twas a fortnight before Christmas, and all through the house All the creatures are stirring… even the mouse.  The teas were all sitting on shelves with great care, Waiting for orders that soon would be there. The dogs were excited, and playing with toys, While we laughed at the antics Continue Reading →

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

This entry is part 3 of 4 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 →