Navratri: Keeping It Real

Confession:  I suck at multi-day holidays. The plan was simple, because I know myself pretty well, and over planning is the fastest way to get me overwhelmed. Not planning at all, especially with what feels like new endeavors, is just as bad: the end result is I don’t do the thing. A plan, then, must … Continue reading Navratri: Keeping It Real


#YT paganchallenge week 4 video(s)!

In which I talk a lot (a lot-a lot) about my religious calendar with Poseidon. I pre-recorded these weeks ago; I am intending to edit out longer pauses in the future, but, you know, this is how I talk and I'm not entirely interested in making myself look or sound more polished than I am. … Continue reading #YT paganchallenge week 4 video(s)!

Calendars or, my year at a glance (the Pagan Experience week 8)

Wk 4- Feb. 23- Any writing for the letters C or D - I am keeping this familiar format on week 4 for those who have joined me from the Pagan Blog Project. ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ I've got two calendars running through the year, here. One is the secular calendar. The second is a localized form of the Athenian calendar. … Continue reading Calendars or, my year at a glance (the Pagan Experience week 8)

It Begins

It begins in the night, half the world away as dawn gives way to day and is over in the blink of an eye until the next day and the next day day upon day a dance of danger of life racing towards the end. Adrenaline and fear excitement and daring of the air charged … Continue reading It Begins