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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Brighid in a Sunbeam

All Things Cat

Our little sun worshiper, Brighid. In a sun beam. File under C for Cutie-pie!

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Fave Summer Reads!?

reading an e-book in the grass

  So, what are your favorite summer reads? Books that remind you of summer, that you love to read in the summer? Among some of my oldies-but-goodies are: Dandelion Wine, by Ray Bradbury Diane Mott Davidson’s Culinary Mystery Series (lots

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Blessed Litha!

Blessed Litha!

Most Joyous Litha May the Oak King reign supreme through this day As the Wheel turns to the Waning Year! From Yasmine & her Team

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The Nature of Litha

The Wheel of the Year--Litha

Litha — the summer solstice — falls on June 21st this year. The exact time is at 8:54 AM, PDT. The summer solstice means different things to different pagans, and all of these traditions can be right. In my tradition,

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Magick: The Faerie Moon

the Faerie Moon

Tomorrow will be the full moon. While there are a number of naming systems for the different moons, I always preferred calling the June full moon the Faerie Moon. We’re close to the summer solstice, only a few days away,

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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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Blessed Walpurgisnacht!

Blessed Beltane enchanted forest scene

Tonight is Walpurgisnacht, the Night of the Witches, and tomorrow is Beltane, so Blessed Beltane to all my fellow pagans, and happy May Day to everyone. In the Northern Hemisphere, now is the time when the Goddess and God run

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The Nature of Lughnasadh

Lughnasadh image

It is August 1st, the Festival of Lughnasadh (pronounced Loo’-na-sah). Lughnasadh is the Celtic festival dedicated to the God Lugh, the Long Handed, who is associated with light and fire.  The festival is also considered to be the first harvest,

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