The Village Blog

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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A New and Hobbitty Sort of Year

I was trying to take a nap a couple of days ago and kept getting interrupted. This is my interrupted-nap face 2016 has made us stronger, more introspective, clearer on what we will and won't tolerate. It has been an ...
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The Vagaries of Time

A few days ago, I heard a news report about the Japanese prime minister visiting Pearl Harbor. The news reader thought it was particularly significant that this visit came in the same month as the commemoration of the attack. My ...
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Preserving Fruit to Soothe the Soul

pretty berries but not on my stove today I have spent the last few days preparing for the winter Solstice giving season.  My year of travelling continues one week from today as we head northward to my husband's family in ...
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