A few weeks ago I sat down with the effervescent and wise Patti Negri, The Witch of Hollywood, for her podcast, The Witching Hour. It was my first time (although I’d done a couple of radio interviews waaaaay back when The Virtual Pagan published). It was a ton of fun, and I think we shared […]
This year my birthday was one of the “big ones”; you know, the ones that end in a 5 or 0. My big present was a trip to France, entirely planned and handled by my husband. I could write a post about how loving that was, since its my been job to do all of […]
This is the coven I have led for the past 20 years and the year-long course of training we offer to anyone who wants to get a good foundation in the basics of witchcraft, an alternative spiritual practice that requires no belief in deity. We see the world as an empowering place to redefine ourselves […]
Every year I do a tarot reading for myself to get an idea of what the coming year might bring. As always, presented without comment.
Before I say anything else, I have to acknowledge that my life is in a very different place from what I imagined it might be last year. I’m still in a transitional state, so much continues to be in flux. More than anything, my goals last year envisioned a life as a newly-retired person, living […]
A thing I’ve learned over the years is that I learned a lot about writing because I was an early reader who fell into books like a fish into the ocean. While I did have spelling lessons, I can’t recall a single extended grammar lesson and have never — as an example — diagrammed a […]
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Inspiration comes from odd places.I don’t write fiction.Honor the Muse when it comes. Two rules and a statement that make up my life as a writer. Yet, here I am after midnight on a day that started at dawn writing a piece of fiction. I began the day writing a review of Madame Parmita’s newest […]
July is a tricky month. It feels like the height of summer, and certainly the high temperatures signal that directly. When I was much younger I loved the sun and could lie in its golden rays for hours, rolling over every half hour to make sure I tanned the same color on all sides.As ancient […]
I had a lovely time speaking at LlewellynCon last week. So many excellent questions after my talk, and people seemed to vibe with what I was saying. If you’d like to watch it, here’s a link to their youtube channel. My talk focused on five principles for creating a spiritual practice that you know is […]