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Archive for May, 2011

The Sting of it All

• May 27th, 2011 • Category: health, herbs

Mother Nature must be PMSing. The tornadoes throughout the Midwest and the Southeast in the last month have been devastating. Living in the mountains, I don’t normally worry about such bad weather (the hills usually break up wind rotation) but we got hit big time yesterday … with hail. I’ve seen hailstorms before but nothing […]

Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes …

• May 19th, 2011 • Category: Musings

The beginning of David Bowie’s song has been running through my head these past few days … Have you ever noticed how different astrology interpretations can be? I read several each month and try to distill them all into a cohesive outlook. (Learning astrology so I can do my own interpretation is on my bucket […]

Herbs: For Art, Too!

• May 18th, 2011 • Category: herbs

Just a quickie today: Three years ago, one of the wonderful volunteers at the Galactic Expo had to do a piece for one of her art classes using all natural substances. Three years later she finally remembered to bring the finished project so I could see it.  It’s gorgeous, my photography doesn’t do it justice […]

Hug/Scratch/Love Your Cat

• May 12th, 2011 • Category: herbs

You know how we always criticize the greeting card companies for creating holidays? It ain’t just them. Purina has declared today “Hug Your Cat Day”.  If you can’t celebrate today, someone else has declared the same thing for 24 May. I don’t know about you, but hugging my cats isn’t something they like me to […]

Writing (Magical) Style

• May 5th, 2011 • Category: herbs, magic

The other day, I was asked by a (very non-magical) friend why I use a fountain pen to autograph books. After all, there are many less-expensive alternatives on the market today. The answer to me was simple but it took about thirty minutes to explain it to him: the ink I use is specifically charged. […]