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Hans Nilsson gave each student in his Advanced Typography class a Field Notes to fill with whatever their heart desired. Some of them created beautiful stuff, while others doodled until the book was filled. It is fascinating to see what they created!

Acquire an inexpensive field notebook and complete the exercise below. Fill your book with Wild Garden images.

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“If you can imagine it you can create it. If you can dream it, you can become it.” Ward, William Arthur

“What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible.” Roethke, Theodore

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.” Thoreau, Henry David

“You are meant to be whatever you dream of becoming.” Edmund O’Neill

“In your heart, keep one still, secret spot where dreams may go and sheltered so may thrive and grow.” (Louise Driscoll)

Buy an organic fall squash, open it up and scoop out the seeds. Put the halves of the squash face down in a shallow pan, pour in about a quarter inch of water and bake in a 350 oven for about an hour. As the squash cooks, rinse the seeds and stir them with your fingers. Feel the place within you where the seeds of new life live. Pour off the pulp and slippery coating that once connected the seeds to the squash. When done, let them dry on a paper towel.

When the squash is done, drizzle butter and cinnamon and enjoy it. “Though its flesh has now become yours, its sweet potential lived in the seeds you have carefully preserved.” After the seeds dry, peel them off the towel, put them in a pouch or envelope and keep them in a dark, warm place until spring. Think about the seeds and their potential during the inward turning season, take them, hold them in your hand, remind yourself that the seeds of creativity and life live in you and will, in their time, emerge. (Berger, Judith, Herbal Rituals, St Martins Press 1998)



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