Lammas takes place on August 1st-2nd, marking the period between midsummer (first day of summer) and the first day of autumn! We are letting go of summer and welcoming the coming of fall. Lammas is pronounced like "lom-us" and sort of sounds like you are saying "llamas." It's derived from "loaf-mass," marking the first harvest… Continue reading Happy Lammas!
Appreciation for nature and spending time outdoors
Happy Summer Solstice! (Midsummer) Today marks the first day of summer, when light has peaked. It is the longest day of the year as the sunlight is at its brightest. From here on, the light will gradually begin to decrease as darkness once again comes forward -- however, lightness still prevails. And it won't be… Continue reading Summer Playlist
Mythology Monday ~ Nymphs!
In Greek mythology, nymphs are supernatural, female incarnations of nature -- the plants, flowers, trees, mountains, wind, sea, etc. Nymphs are minor goddesses: more powerful than humans yet a step below the gods & goddesses. Nymphs are typically depicted as beautiful and graceful women with soft, sweet appearances. Often, they are confused for fairies. These… Continue reading Mythology Monday ~ Nymphs!
Happy first day of spring!!! On the first day of spring, lightness & darkness are equal. In the days to come, the light will continue shining brighter and brighter until it reaches its peak. For the season of spring, things can only get better. As the sunlight increases, light is shined upon us, and the… Continue reading Spring Playlist
30 day challenge ~ WRITING RAINBOW (RED) day 4: what are you angry about?
This is harder to answer than I thought. I really do not like getting angry. My anger can be so strong sometimes I blackout from it although it's rare. I stuff anger away because of how out of control I can get. Which is why it comes out so strong. So it's a viscous cycle.… Continue reading 30 day challenge ~ WRITING RAINBOW (RED) day 4: what are you angry about?
Happy winter solstice! The first day of winter marks the darkest day of the year. From here on, light will continue to increase. We just experienced autumn, which is the process of dying and letting go. Winter marks the point when everything has completely died; we are at the very start of a new beginning.… Continue reading Winter Playlist
Here and there I find myself wondering exactly how twisted the tree branches coil or just how fathomless the roots travel through the depths of the slovenly soil.
Photoshoot: *season of the witch*
Accept the mystery... There's a rainbow in the top left. This photo has the craziest lighting of them all from the sun!
Caturday ~ backyard adventure
I'm in NY this weekend at my parents' house, and I brought Venus! We are headed to NYC this evening to see Jerry Seinfeld standup. Her and Norman will have the house to themselves tonight. I let Venus free roam around the backyard for a little bit since she doesn't get much outdoor time lately.
Every movement is a pebble thrown into a lake Do you aim with intention, or drop by mistake? Every ripple travels far, further than you know Do you take the time to stand there and watch where it goes?