Happy Thanksgiving Eve!

However you mark the turning of the wheel of the year, I hope you're all enjoying a bit of down time, lovely food, and nourishing company. Holiday season can mean full schedules and empty energy wells. Around the holidays, it's even more important to me to minimize time with people and activities that draw from... Continue Reading →

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Why I Blog

After writing a post of almost a thousand words about why I haven't really blogged since last year, I finally hit on the epiphany I needed to write this one. The reason I do blog in the first place. Blogging is my favorite way to talk to myself. I know, that sounds weird. I interact... Continue Reading →

The Cold Moon

I've written in this space about full moons from time to time, reflecting on the meaning some of my ancestors attributed to each one. This year, I'm trying something different. I'm setting an intention at each new moon, starting today! The new moon today will wax into the Cold Moon on January 1 (what an... Continue Reading →

Lessons Learned

The holiday season is always busy, and I find myself getting lost in to-do lists and missing out on really enjoying the wonderful experiences around me. Every year I tell myself I'll do better the next year, but then forget how exactly I thought I might go about that. This year, I've decided to make... Continue Reading →

In My Hands

There is nothing like holding one of my books in my hands. The smooth texture of the paper, the scent of the ink, and the weight of all those words in tangible form gives me one of the strongest senses of joy and accomplishment I've ever experienced. For as long as I can remember, I've... Continue Reading →

Joyful Autumn Equinox!

Joyful Autumn Equinox! Merry Mabon!! Happy First day of Fall!!! I can't wait for more leaves to start turning. And for warm cider and hot cocoa and mulled elderberry wine! Fall is my favorite season by far, with Winter coming in second. Knitting, snuggling under blankets with my loved ones, telling each other stories during... Continue Reading →

Reviewing a Year of Happiness

When I set out to write a blog post focusing on things that were making me happy each week, I didn't know what sort of challenges I'd be facing. I didn't know about the incredible and often mind-numbing events that would take place in the world. I also didn't know about the smaller, but much... Continue Reading →

The Harvest Moon

Today is the full moon sometimes called the Harvest Moon. It's a time to reap the benefits of all the hard work we've done, gathering the fruits of our labor in preparation for the colder months ahead. Autumn is my favorite season, with Winter a close second. Knitting, writing, hot cocoa, and bundling up under... Continue Reading →

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