The Village Blog

The New Book

This is a drive-by posting--there may be more later today. I've just returned from an intense weekend at Blue Ridge Beltane and am both relaxing and catching up today. I've created a Facebook page for all things Embracing Willendorf.  Click ...
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Whither then? I Cannot Say

The books have arrived.  I have three boxes of "Embracing Willendorf" that constitute the pre-publication sales (thanks to all who did that--it's really helpful). I have a bunch of labels and a couple of good pens and will spend the ...
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Embracing Willendorf–Free Willi!

Aiaiaiai! The proof for my new book--Embracing Willendorf--has been in my hands since Monday evening and the first bulk order has been placed by the publisher, Smith Bridge Press. You can order it through the publisher's website, by clicking on ...
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My Wandering Uterus

Was it only yesterday that we were riffing on Facebook about a very interesting story about the mediaeval and Victorian idea of the wandering uterus?  I remarked that "My Wandering Uterus" would be a grand name for a band or ...
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What I Do When I’m Not Here

This past weekend was full and rather glorious. I am feeling quite full of myself and am in danger of getting The Big Head. (You Southerners will understand that.) It started with an interview on the podcast The Desperate House ...
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Spinning. A Bit.

Gosh, I wish this was about me spinning all that pretty wool into yarn.  Yeah, all that wool in the bag just over there--wool that came from my sheep-friend, Monkey Boy.  Well, maybe it did. It's been in that bag ...
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Honey on the Stones

Some of my recent research and practice has included an intense examination of several aspects of what has come to be called "sex magic."  I have found the work endlessly fascinating and am offering a workshop at the end of ...
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Awash in the Uses of Magic

But what tools do we really need to do the simple and required magics? Only this my heart and these my two hands. I stand with the Queens as my allies, here in the Realms beyond the Veil. I've gone ...
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Now What?

Stop. Ground. Listen. Sense. We are being bombarded by histrionic information. This is not an accident. It is by design. Ground. Then shields up. Strong. Sense. Think. What is really going on? Quiet your soul. Breathe. What is actually occurring? ...
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This Week

I've been posting on Facebook this week, leading up to the Women's March today. I've put those pieces together here so I have a record of this powerful time. This place where we can practice love...in the time of the ...
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A New Pair of Boots and the Bride’s Bed

bits and bobs and Imbolc very, very soon I got a new pair of work boots today and they came in a big cardboard box. Brilliant. With Imbolc only a few weeks away, my thoughts are turning to prep for ...
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An Evening of Shakespeare

this earth, this realm I'm sure I should be exhorting you, gentle reader, to ground yourself and set strong intentions for this new year.  But better folk than I are spending so many words on doing so that it seems ...
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