I had the above quote hand written on marigold construction paper, cut out, and sealed with tape on the cover of my first real "writer's notebook." I've never read the rest of the poem (or is it a ballad?). I saw the quote in a Vampire RPG book that I never actually learned how to … Continue reading Strength Without Hands to Smite: My ‘Strength’ Year
It's that time again when I come back to my blog after almost a year away because I now have something to write about! Because I can't remember (more on that in a moment) what I've written on here and don't feel like re-reading to find out, I'm going to assume I haven't talked at … Continue reading the long version
The sun is out today. It's 33 degrees Fahrenheit in Buffalo, New York, with a wind chill that would make you think it's the dead of winter. It is winter, still...but only for two more weeks. Tonight we change the clocks again--spring forward, as it were--losing an hour of sleep but suddenly gaining an hour … Continue reading When The Sun Breaks
So you've found yourself on a moonlit, earth-based, goddess loving, soul-searching, self-empowering path. Now what?
Prepare yourself for the romance of a lifetime!
Dear New Witches: Welcome to the wild and wonderful world of witchcraft!
If you're unfamiliar with what this means, think: numerology and tarot had a baby. Then Google "what's my tarot card personal year."
I love this time of year. Not just Autumn, which is definitely THE most magical time of the year (sorry xmass), but September specifically. There's something utterly transcendant about the end of summer meeting the beginning of fall: the heat making way for wind and rain; the sunflowers yielding to the deep purples and gold … Continue reading Beginnings, Endings, All the Same
Every September I go through some kind of deep rejuvination. Instead of winding down with the summer and the sun, my energy and productivity all seem to ramp up, nearly effortlessly. These days my thoughts are clearer, my intentions purer, my moods more balanced. Part of this might be because I've been acutely focused on … Continue reading September Vibes
It's that time of year again! American folklore aside (there are other people who have written about the history of Thanksgiving in America that know a lot more and have said everything much more eloquently than I can), the idea of a holiday for giving thanks is as old as any of the harvest festivals … Continue reading Gratias Ago