Housekeeping Note

(This wasn’t posted first at Patreon because it’s not really a true post, just a note on housekeeping at the blog.) So …

The Exhaustion of Grief

When I first started First Nations Studies, I knew Elders would be in the classroom. I don’t know exactly what I expected, …

When the Magick Dies

I skipped Beltane advent. I didn’t want to. I just did. I forgot about it until the first week of it had …

A photo of a metal gecko statue on a windowsill. The photo has been altered using Prisma, and has a reddish sheen to the windowsill and outside the window.

Little Things

On Wednesday I woke up with intense pain in my neck and a massive, pounding headache. My plans for working on kitchen …

Purple crocuses bloom in a sunny field.

Imbolc 2017, Ritual Debrief

My Imbolc ritual wasn’t a full ritual, not like I did Loafmass last year. Hopefully at some point I’ll get it figured …

Advents and Anniversaries

I just realized recently that this January is my 7th anniversary of beginning to keep the flame for Brighid and starting up …

A man dressed up as Santa Claus, surrounded by Christmas lights.

A Christmas Ritual to Santa

(Note: This post was meant to go up much earlier than the beginning of February, but I spent most of January being …

Lantern of the Ancestors

Sermon in church yesterday was exactly what I needed. I was late, somehow, even though I made the decision to stay up …

The Samhain that Wasn’t

Following up on a successful, if belated, Loafmass, this year I wanted to have a good Samhain celebration. I tried to get …

Church, and other notes

It’s been a while since I posted. I kept meaning to write another post for October, but then it kept not happening. …

On hexing, Nazis, and rape

[Content Warning for basically everything.] This post needs some background. First bit of background: I am a descendant of people who survived …