The Nature of Samhain

The Nature of Samhain

Samhain (pronounced Sow-en) is the primary Celtic festival, celebrated on the evening of October 31st–November 1st.  It focuses on our links to our spiritual and physical ancestors.  The honoring of ancestors is a concept celebrated world-round under a number of

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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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Ooo-Spooky Movie Time Again!

Ooo-Spooky Movie Time Again!

Every year I have my list of Ooo-Spooky movies that I post. It’s mostly the same, though I’ve added a couple this year. And finally, this year, I’ve scheduled a few movie marathon days with friends so we can watch

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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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The Nature of Mabon

The Nature of Mabon

Tomorrow we’ll be celebrating Mabon. Mabon is the celebration of the Autumnal Equinox, when day and night are once again in balance.  Once more the sun crosses the celestial equator and day and night equal one another. Celebrated in late

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Monday Musings: Book News, Breaking Habits, & Easter Eggs

Monday Musings: Book News, Breaking Habits, & Easter Eggs

So this weekend I took Saturday off and spend it with my niece. We get along great, she’s only about ten years younger than I am and we have so much in common it’s spooky. I actually took care of

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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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A Year in My Yard: Week 15

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 14

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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