— By Jonna Rae Bartges — Simran Singh, author, visionary, and catalyst, has a delightfully different edge. Despite the fact she publishes an award-winning magazine, hosts a radio show and travels the country inspiring thousands, she rejects any title smacking …

The Paper Garden: An Artist Begins Her Life’s Work at 72 by Molly Peacock — Reviewed by Lauren Harr —

Columnist Sherri L. McLendon Offers 7 Examples and 32 Telltale Signs that Your Existing Branding Won’t Earn the Recognition You and Your Mission-led Business Deserve – and Shares Where to Fix Your Focus.

Our Story: When my stepson, Chad Holgerson was diagnosed with MS 7 years ago, my husband and I educated ourselves on the disease and found a plethora of long standing and on-going unique and creative funding campaigns taking place annually …

Become A Business Magnet: What You Can Learn from “Lady Gaga” about Growing A Business

Bet that caught your attention, didn’t it? What in the world could I mean? And what does Lady Gaga have to do with ANY business, much less mine (or Yours)?


Currency Corner: Preparing, Sowing, Tending, Reaping … A Satisfying Budget?

— By Dawn Starks of Starks Financial — Budgeting. No one’s heart flutters at the word. Budgeting is difficult to get started, more difficult to maintain, and often unpleasant for the duration. But few of us can manage our financial …


Climate Change, Resilience and the Future of Food

— By Laura Lengnick — Agriculture is a risky business. Day after day, across the seasons and through the years, successful farmers make a profit by managing a dynamic web of complex interactions between soils, crops, livestock, pests, weather, finances, …


April 2015

All the content from the February 2015 We Reap What We Sow issue


Children And Family Resource Center Of Henderson County – Part 1

Their Mission Statement: Our mission is to improve the lives of children by providing resources that prepare children for success in school, increase and improve parenting skills, increase the affordability and quality of childcare, and lead advocacy efforts to improve …


Flash Fiction: Onion Sundaes

— By Bonnie Schell — During the last ten years of my mother, Evelyn’s, life she was on the drug Coumadin, a blood thinner. Coumadin is actually rat poison. It causes internal bleeding in the rat until it dies. Every …


Food For Thought: 20 is Plenty – Easy, Quick, Healthy Dishes! A Gutsy Move!

One of the things I hear from readers, friends, and family is the desire for quick, easy and nutritious meals. So I have been on a mission to create and prepare some of those meals to share with you.


Reader’s Recipes: Rutabaga Upshot

We love to hear from our readers and this month we begin a series of Reader’s Recipes. If you have something original that you think other readers would enjoy hearing about (and cooking!) please send to Have Fun!


Mindfully Yours: The Down Side of Going all “Be Here Now” and Other Friendly Dilemmas

“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” ~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh


Bee City USA

— By Sophia Noll — “Making the world safer for pollinators one city at a time!” Phyllis Stiles told me that she takes Margaret Mead’s quote very seriously… Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change …