Opening a Hand

This year has been full of twists and turns, coming so often that I've barely had time to right myself before the next. So, for the patchy communication I apologize. I would also like to take this moment to deeply thank each and everyone one of you who has supported Old Growth Alchemy thus far. OGA was truly a work of love and I am beyond thrilled that it has continued to putter along and gain momentum. Currently, I am in the works of some recalibration as we come upon the 1 year (!!) anniversary of its unveiling this Autumnal Equinox.

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Ashley Nunez
A Tale of Transmutation

About a month ago, as dusk settled, we gathered sea water in a beat up metal bottle. The tide was low, and the waves were relentless. It was freezing- we didn't have the right shoes or coats to be out so close to the water. He gathered what he could, letting each wave greedily seek out socks and cold toes despite the shoes. The ocean was giving her greeting to we who had been gone for so long. A kiss with a bite, as she is want to do.

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Ashley Nunezstory, exploration
As the wheel turns.

Since the unveiling of Old Growth Alchemy this past autumnal equinox, I have been busy at work straining tinctures (and putting some more up), straining vinegars, mixing oils, pouring salves, blending incense, and concocting all sorts of botanical goodies.

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Ashley Nunez