Another Heartbreak for the End of the Year

I don’t even know how to start this post.  I don’t want to start it, for one thing. With what has happened in the past few weeks, I have lost the desire to write rather than being compelled to it.  It’s a matter of having so much to say and so little emotional strength left…

November Sights, Thoughts and Weird Feelings

One of the most terrifying things about life is how fast time flies.  It’s scary to think about how it feels like 2019 just recently got here and we’re already at the tail end of November.It scares me even more knowing that every year seems to go by quicker and quicker, and every late December…

My Lunch and Afternoon at Grogg’s Green Barn

I’m backtracking a bit for this blog post; the later half of last week was so busy, I didn’t get a chance to do a blog on my prize lunch at Grogg’s Green Barn. It was last Thursday – a gray, overcast October afternoon-turned-autumn monsoon with yet another heavy rainstorm for the year. But before the downpour hit, I had a nice time out; I really enjoyed my lunch

Full Moon Oracle, More Synchronicities & A Word About Intuition

Another 13th. Another full moon. Another card reading. If I’m starting to sound like a broken record, I apologize. There are things in this post I did not want to ramble on about again either. I’m downing some caffeine and forcing myself to write up this blog. I am so out of it. I feel…

Pumpkin Patch and a Treat: Apple Pumpkin Bundt Cake

The feeling of fall has truly settled in. Not with the foliage colors yet, but the mornings and nights are chilly now. Rain gives a ghostly, misty haze. The days become more quiet outside and the ominous sound of emergency sirens more prevalent against a hushed nature. It is October in Oklahoma. Currently it is…

Early Autumn Enchantment: The Story of Persephone and Hades

The trees are slowly starting to turn, pumpkins are making their appearance around town, and Halloween decor is spookingly-gracing the aisles of all the stores. This cusp period of Mabon and the New Moon is my cue to write a magickal blog on my favorite mythological duo – the Lord and Lady of the Underworld…

Cheers for Fall: Chilled Sparkling Apple Cider

Tomorrow is Mabon (at last) and I have a very simple recipe to share. I was not initially planning on doing a beverage, but our kitchen sink/garbage disposal is clogged and I’m trying to put as little down the drain as possible. I didn’t want any difficult food dishes to clean or have to soak,…

Friday the 13th Full Harvest Moon

The only thing that sounds more magickal and spookier than a full moon on a Friday the 13th…is a full moon on Friday the 13th in October. But a full Harvest Moon in September is quite enchanting in its own right and it’s no surprise this eerie lunar event made headlines. My Friday the 13th…

September at the Fens

Fall isn’t officially here yet and the weather keeps reminding us of that lovely little fact. But before the 90-degree weather settled in for the day, my sister and I took a little trip this morning to the park by where I work. I call this place “The Fens” because of the marshy pond that…

A Look Back: My Past Fall Photography

I’ve been taking a break from writing and working on my website, I had been doing so much lately with blog posts and pages, and I felt I could use a rest from it. But with the (much anticipated) approach of autumn, now is a good time for a little throwback to some of my…