Mythology Monday ~ Light Versus Dark

We are all aware of the changing of the seasons, the turning of the planet, and the shift between lighter days and darker days. Ancient religions were also aware of this cycle, before modern science could prove or explain the reasoning why. Pagan traditions marked these dates — summer and winter solstice, spring and autumnContinue reading “Mythology Monday ~ Light Versus Dark”

My home tour — update!

So I made a few changes since my first “home tour” I showed. Just small changes! Keep in mind that I’m still focused on minimalism and keeping everything spacious. I moved my tv and couch back into the living room area. Before, it was in my bedroom. This area felt like wasted space and IContinue reading “My home tour — update!”

Top 10 Controversial Lana Del Rey songs

Lana Del Rey has been scorned by the critics over the years as controversial. She has been accused of glamorizing pain and romanticizing abuse. They say she feminizes herself too much, while applauding the strong male archetype that our society has now labeled as “toxic masculinity.” Critics claim she is not progressive enough, steering awayContinue reading “Top 10 Controversial Lana Del Rey songs”

Halloween Story ~ “Vampires in Love”

I have a secret. I’m no ordinary young woman — I’m a vampire. I blend in well with society, covering up my true identity as best I can. I still go out in public, but not often. Not even my family knows my secret. I was attacked as a young girl by a vampire. AsContinue reading “Halloween Story ~ “Vampires in Love””

HALLOWEEN 2020 ~ a preview of what’s to come…

Halloween is possibly my favorite holiday! It’s the one time of year when we aren’t expected to be overly cheerful, and it’s even socially acceptable to go crazy! They say that during Halloween, “the veil between this world and the underworld” is at its thinnest. This means that spirits are more likely to come throughContinue reading “HALLOWEEN 2020 ~ a preview of what’s to come…”

Album Review: “The Shadow’s Bride” by Peter Gundry

I recently discovered Peter Gundry, a talented composer who’s music is completely unlike others. His work is mainly instrumental with limited vocals, mixing classical with fantasy and new age. He has many albums, some darker than others, all containing an aura of mystifying enchantment. “The Shadow’s Bride” sends you through a portal into an entirelyContinue reading “Album Review: “The Shadow’s Bride” by Peter Gundry”

Spring Playlist

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 theContinue reading “Spring Playlist”

Flow Friday ~ look on the bright side

Everything doesn’t always have to be so dark. It’s not always a tragedy. You don’t have to feel bad for feeling happy. Dark clouds can distort your perspective. And make everything look gloomy. You can place so much heaviness on something without realizing it. But you have the power to lift the weight. You areContinue reading “Flow Friday ~ look on the bright side”

Heavy Metal Female Leads of the 2010s

Heavy metal rock music developed in the late 60s/early 70s and continues to live on through the 2010s. Within rock music, women seem to be severely underrepresented and underrated. The following women deserve to be recognized for how well they shine, and truly deserve a standing ovation. The 2010s was a great decade for femaleContinue reading “Heavy Metal Female Leads of the 2010s”

Laughter & Smiles

What is laughter? But a nervous reaction To uncomfortable feelings Lit with passion Listen closely To the outbreak of madness For, laughter indeed Is an expression of sadness What is a smile? But an awkward tug At sweeping unpleasantness Under the rug Look a little closer At the lips so black and blue For, smilesContinue reading “Laughter & Smiles”