It’s Happy Hump Day again. I admit, my mood this morning is not the best. I’m trying to be upbeat but finding it difficult this morning–I’m really sad about what is going on in this country and how the underbelly of people is showing up. I guess I realized we hadn’t progressed beyond racism and […]

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So every Wednesday we’re looking for things that make the week a happier place. Well, this week, I’m feeling more optimistic and I’m not sure why, but hey, I’ll take it. Plus, we planted primroses last week in the plant towers (going to fill them in with ivy soon) and primroses always make me smile. […]

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Hello, Monday… I’m happy to announce that the print copy of Bewitching Bedlam is now available on Createspace for ordering—it will be linked on Amazon within a few days, but you can hop over to CS if you can’t wait to order it! It’s frosty here this morning, but I’m awake and drinking my latte […]

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First: I just realized I forgot to get A Year of Marymoor up yesterday–will post it today. I managed to take the pictures yesterday but totally spaced the post. So…onto the main post. So as I’ve said before, I have histamine intolerance. Since we pretty much figured out what my issue is, my reactions have […]

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So I’ve been writing hard, watching Top Chef, and writing more. I also discovered that I really don’t feel comfortable in my office chair anymore, but haven’t been able to find one that works in its place. So I’m kind of at a loss. I tried my exercise ball and while it’s comfy to sit […]

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It’s Monday and it’s a new year. My birthday’s coming up this month–I’ll be 56, and there’s snow frozen on the ground outside. So, definitely, things have shifted. Whatever happened in 2017, I plan on leaving as much of the bad stuff behind and focusing on the new. I’ve long maintained that you cannot draw […]

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So, end of the year wrap up post. I used to do these every year, then it got sporadic, but 2016 has been so tumultuous that it feels like I need to stop and look back. At the end of last year, I realized that my time with Berkley was pretty much done. They’re going […]

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It’s snowing here. I don’t mind. It won’t stick, most likely, but for the first time in several years we’re actually getting a real winter. I think it’s good for the plants. Our Solstice was low-key but nice. We exchanged gifts, and a friend and I spent the day doing craft work. I made steak […]

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Welcome to Winter—yes, it’s winter here even if the calendar still says autumn. I woke up today to a windy, chilly morning and it’s raining—which is fine. The skies are gray and we’re deep into the rainy season. In fact, we had the rainiest October on record for our area. The weather suggests we may […]

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Every year, on October first, I write my Welcome to the Witching Season post. October has always been my favorite month and autumn, my favorite season. This makes sense, of course, given I’m a shamanic witch and this season is made for witches and mystics. Right on schedule, the rains are starting here as the […]

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