The Mystical Landscape of Western Washington

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One of the things I love best about our area is what happens during autumn. September usually varies between moderate and rainy, we often slide into the beginnings of our rainy season about mid-to-late month. The trees begin to change

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To Watch a Falling Star

To Watch a Falling Star

Every August there’s a massive light show in the sky. Yes, I’m talking about the Perseid meteor shower. Apparently, they’ve already started, but the peak will be from August 11-13, so if you live in a place where there isn’t

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Wild Hunt Vay-Cays!

vacation time! a suitcase full of fun

So I’m thinking about vacations. Now, I took a vacation recently — the first one in a while. It was actually a staycation, to be honest. Now, I don’t do vacations well. I’m not comfortable spending large amounts of time

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Time for a Picnic!

Beautiful picnic display.

I have always loved picnics. Long ago, after I left my ex and before I met Samwise, I was involved with a woman. We would get off work — I worked for the state at the time and she worked

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Beach Blanket Bingo (Hello, Summer!)

Beach Blanket Bingo (Hello, Summer!)

I can’t believe it’s already June and we’re into beach month! Before you know it, we’ll be heading into the waning half of the year. My mother used to tell me when I was little that as I grew older,

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That Burnt Orange Season…

That Burnt Orange Season...

Saturday we went out for a brief drive. It’s been autumn here for awhile, but all of a sudden, I looked around, and it was everywhere–autumn, in all her glory. The leaves are turning color, there’s a brilliant array of

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Welcome to the Witching Season

Welcome to the Witching Season

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

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Fun Summer Kid Activities

Fun Summer Kid Activities

  Hello everyone, Jennifer here with today’s blog post for you. Yasmine asked me to share some ideas with you all about fun summer activities to do with kids.   My daughter and I are both already signed up for

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A Year in My Yard: Week 17

A couple of years ago around this time, I started a project called my Year of Trees. I took a picture of the same street every week for a year, noting the changes to the trees that line that road

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A Year in My Yard: Week 16

A couple of years ago around this time, I started a project called my Year of Trees. I took a picture of the same street every week for a year, noting the changes to the trees that line that road

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