Author Archives: Heather

About Heather

I am passionate about good food, environmental sustainability, and living life to its fullest. I am a recent graduate of the Program on the Environment at UW in Seattle. During winter quarter my senior year I traveled to Auroville, India, and Thailand to do my senior project and also for fun. This blog is serving as a way to document my experiences with travel, the outdoors, and growing things. Additionally, I love cooking and am just getting into gluten free baking so I will share my kitchen experiments with you as well!

Gluten Free Delicious Waffles! From scratch.

Waffles are delicious and I miss them. I miss baked goods in general. So I decided to learn how to do gluten free baking myself. This was my first experiment baking from scratch rather than using a store bought mix. … Continue reading

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Heather’s Popcorn goodness

I love popcorn. Did I mention I love popcorn? Oh yeah, by the way, I LOVE popcorn. Everybody who knows me, knows this about me. I also love popcorn with delicious seasonings on it. Salt is tasty, but sometimes I … Continue reading

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Delicious drink and hippie cure to keep the sickness at bay

A couple of years ago I was getting sick all the time and finally went to Bastyr to get some help. They told me to do two things that have really been helpful when I start to feel cruddy. The … Continue reading

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16 Jan, 2011 – Sunday

We made it through our first week of classes and service learning!  We have now been here for just over two weeks, and it’s starting to feel like home. Even the driving doesn’t make me nervous anymore, and that is … Continue reading

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4 Jan, 2011 – Tuesday

This morning I woke up around 5am because of the music playing in the village. It plays every morning, loudly. It is for the festival of Pongal, in the village of Kottokari. It is supposed to be a 4 day … Continue reading

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3 Jan 2011 – Monday

Today was the first day of yoga and also the first official day of our program. We started out by meeting with Shivaya in the Tibetan Pavilion. Shivaya is the Aurovillian who coordinates our service learning placement here. We talked … Continue reading

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2 Jan 2011 – Sunday

Today was the first day we went shopping. We went to Kuilapalyam, a small village, just out side of Auroville. I got some clothes that are better suited to the weather and not quite as touristy as what I brought. … Continue reading

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