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Archive for July, 2015

A Familiar’s Tale – Part VI

• Jul 30th, 2015 • Category: Musings, Ogre's Assistant

For your edification, the ether is like being in thick, gray smoke. Your spirit would be lost forever but we always know where we are, even if we cannot actually see anything. From somewhere, I heard a deep voice say, “You have done well, youngling, although you have much to learn. There are ways to […]

A Familiar’s Tale – Part V

• Jul 24th, 2015 • Category: Musings

[Amy sez: DJ has gathered Fudge’s story thus far into a box over on your right.] Abou woke about an hour later and the man in charge, a physician I gathered, asked him in halting Egyptian if he spoke either the Roman language or Greek, to which Abou replied in the same halting voice, “Read […]

Herbs ARE Drugs

• Jul 15th, 2015 • Category: health, herbs, magic, Musings

Last week in my webinar, I mentioned that herbs are drugs. In the Q&A session afterwards, someone asked me why I said that. The answer is quite easy. A quick Google search of the definition of “drug” brings up, “a medicine or other substance which has a physiological effect when ingested or otherwise introduced into […]

A Familiar’s Tale – Part IV

• Jul 2nd, 2015 • Category: Musings

Life was comfortable for the next two centuries. Abou continued to shine in his position as a librarian and his reputation as a mage grew, too. He was consulted by many, including the Pharaoh’s advisors, on subjects ranging from military matters to healing potions. The library held much information and Abou had ample opportunity to […]