The Wheel of the Year

Samhain…Yule…Imbolc…Ostara…Beltane…Litha…Lughnasadh…Mabon… For Pagans today, these names conjuring up exotic images of ritual and celebration roll off of the tongue as easily as they did for our ancestors. Together, the eight Sabbats constitute the cornerstones of the circular calendar we know

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Just Breathe: Ways to Ease Stress

So this is one of those days that I’m calling my “Just Breathe” days. You know—one of those days when you realize that you probably won’t get as much done as you hoped to, and when you have to set

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But First, Coffee: Reader Questions

So go get your coffee, tea or whatever you have, and settle in for a quick chat. It’s Monday morning, and quite frankly it feels like Monday. I got my hair done yesterday, and I am loving the red. By

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Inspiration Corner: Creating A Morning Meditation

Today we’re going to talk about a little practice that I do every workday. And I try to do it on weekends, too. It gets me started, gets me set for the day, and I’m surprised by how effective it

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Living the Magickal Life

People often ask me “What does being a witch and pagan mean to you?” There’s never any easy, short answer to that question. Being a Witch/Pagan for me, means yes, I believe in magick, and I am a Shamanic Witch.

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But First, Coffee: Five Steps to Adapt to Your New Normal

So today my latte has espresso and rice milk, and a couple flavorings I know are safe. The reason I’m using rice milk today instead of coconut milk totally relates to this blog. I’ve had a rough morning, a lot

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But First, Coffee

Let’s have coffee together, and while we do, I’m going to tell you a few secrets about myself. (Waits for you to run and get your coffee or tea or milk or whatever you’re drinking)… Most of my life I’ve

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A Bit of Fun

Ran across this on a friend’s facebook and thought it was fun. What 5 films would you tell a potential significant other to watch to understand you? For me, I think it’s a little scary to look at, but ya

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Ch-ch-channngessss…

Oh, man, I miss David Bowie. Anyway, you’ll be seeing some changes around the site as we streamline it and make it more mobile friendly. My trusty assistant, Samwise, is hard on the job and we hope to have everything

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Tuesday Ramblings

Well, it’s been a while since I actually posted anything other than the usual excerpts and Caturday. I’m sorry about the Year in my Yard — I’ve come to realize that unless I actually have to leave the house to

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