For the 3rd time in a month, I found my hands in a mix of flour and water. This time, it's nixtamalized corn meal (corn is treated with lye to make it store better, and to prevent pellagra) for making corn tortillas. And before that it was fry bread (Native American bread, made from… Continue reading Grounded
How in the world has it been 8 months since my last post? My goal this year was weekly...but it's been that kind of year. We've started new therapies with the kids, and had some new health things crop up with them. I've had some more intense things come up at work that have required… Continue reading Fall already?
The back corner of our yard has, in the more than a decade we've lived here, become the place I leave offerings and libations. Particularly for Big Dark & Scary - libations are a significant part of my relationship with Her. This year things have been busy, and the opportunities for ritual have been few.… Continue reading The Fruits of the Overgrown Path
It's been an odd few months, even for us. A lack of sleep is generally causing a lack of motivation on all fronts, and fixing the sleep issues has been more challenging than one might hope. In the midst of this all, I've been feeling rather lost, spiritually speaking. No time for full rituals, and… Continue reading Doing the Work
Life is always chaotic when you have little ones running about, but at our house, it's especially so, because our little ones each have multiple medical issues. There are doctors appointments every month, and quite a number of therapy hours every week, on top of the normal kid things like eating and sleeping and bathing.… Continue reading Times, they are a changin’