Farther Still to Travel

Tonight is the full moon. I am on a ship off the coast of Alaska farther North than I’ve ever ...
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/ Alaska, Full Moon, Praxis, Ritual, Travel
Two rows of four pictures each representing the seasons. Top row: A rain puddle with drops, a willow catkin, cherry blossoms, rolling green hills. Bottom row: A sunflower head, wheat heads, a dirt road strewn with autumn leaves, an ice coated branch.

A Brief Interlude

Spent the weekend camping on the cliffs overlooking San Onofre State Beach. Nature is a beautiful escape from the annoyances ...
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The Good Tourist

Travel changes your perspective. It opens you to other ways, to other people. If you let it. I think one ...
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/ Alaska, Personal Journey, Travel

Return to the Muse, a Ritual

Last week I was working on a short story that’s been percolating for quite some time. The draft I dug ...
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/ Praxis, Ritual, Writing

Mind the Gap

When I started this blog I thought I would be sharing recipes more often. Food is central to my practice ...
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Happy Cinco de Belfire!

A warm fire,  a bottle of aged mead from Twisted Horn to share, and beautiful night. What more can a ...
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Circle of Life Tarot

Let me just get this out of the way.... May the 4th Be With You! My Circle of Life tarot ...
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Beltane

The sun is starting to peak through the clouds for the first time in days. I feel the urge to ...
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Tarot Doesn’t Lie

I got my first deck of tarot cards when I was about 23 years old after spending many years hanging ...
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When No One is Looking

One of the oddest things I hear about atheists is that without a belief in a god we can't be ...
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/ Atheism, Ethics, Morals

Moons Ago

I love the night sky. I grew up in Los Angeles in the '70s where the night sky was pretty ...
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/ Full Moon, Praxis, Ritual, Spirituality

Two World Views

How do you view world? I don’t need to point out that our world is what is is because “commodity” ...
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