Monthly Archives: March 2015

Well I just discovered something awesome! Technically, two things. I was surfing Facebook and found a great new page: Pagan – It’s Our Path. And they had a post about “Witches Burrs.” Witches burrs are the seed pods of Sweet Gum trees. Skymomma signed the post and says: “A very […]

Witches Burrs

In January my grandmother was in the hospital. She very nearly died, and I drove back to the town I grew up in to see her. I didn’t know if it would be the last time I’d ever see her. My grandmother and grandfather practically raised me. I’ve always been […]

Nature Trip: Comfort In Tough Times

I look back now at my time in fundamentalist Christianity, and mostly I think… “What the hell was I thinking??” Case in point: how the Bible treats women. This isn’t unique to the UPC, but they definitely go right along with it. Even though as they do, they try to […]

Christianity and Women

Poor Bobby Bouche. In the movie, “Waterboy,” his Mama kept him firmly under her thumb by telling him everything in the world – from women to “foosball” to college – was the devil. She’s supposed to be a caricature, but part of what makes her performance so funny is the […]

Is That Satanic?

Today, the Indiana House of Representatives passed a bill that would prevent state and local governments from “substantially burdening” a person’s exercise of religion unless the government can prove it has a compelling interest and is doing so in the least restrictive means. In other words, give fundamentalist Christian business owners […]

Indiana Passes “Religious Freedom” Act