But First Coffee

But First Coffee

I am so tired of sunlight. I’ll be so happy when autumn fully kicks in. Summer’s on the wane, I can tell. The days are shorter, the nights are cooler, the sun–even on sunny days–isn’t as hot. So I watch

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Brain Candy Friday

Brain Candy Friday

We’re into summer, and the weather here has turned to sun and warmer days. I’m not fond of heat, but it’s pretty to see and it makes me want to go out and sit by the lake or find a

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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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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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