My Pagan Path


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After coming home from the Women’s March, I reached the point where depression and anxiety made it impossible to do more than put one foot in front of the other each day. I did plant a garden – but that’s been about the only productive thing I’ve done in 2017. […]

Meeting Manannan Mac Lir









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Look up here, I’m in Heaven I’ve got scars, That can’t be seen I’ve got drama, Can’t be stolen Everybody knows me now…* I woke up Monday morning to the news that David Bowie had passed. I was staying at a cousin’s house in western NC, near the nursing home where my […]

Death, David Bowie, and Grandma


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I’m going to take advantage of the fact that I’ve remained mostly anonymous on this blog and dive into some family dirt. My grandmother is back in the hospital, and I spent Christmas in western NC visiting her. My aunt is the one that mostly takes care of her, because […]

The Sins of the Father


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Well Hello World!! I just dropped the hubs off at the airport earlier, and I can already feel a major shift in energy around here. Even my kids seem relieved. We’re back to normal. I want to send out a HUGE thank you to the owner of HappyNakedPaganDance.com for sharing […]

Back, And Moving On



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I promised myself I’d never do this again. Yet here I am, sneaking away in another room while my UPC-church member husband is sleeping in the next to update this blog. He’s home on vacation from contracting work overseas. It’s been a year since he’s been here, and during that […]

Hiding In Silence