Tags » Familiars


What is it?

A familiar is an animal that you have a psychic connection with. 

How do you receive one?

Normally they find you in strange ways, unrelated to climate or survival necessities. 97 more words


The Shuffle Diaries - Part IV

One of the problems with running the Shuffle is that you don’t get to experience the event in it’s ideal form, wandering between the venues and cherry picking the acts that you want to see. 855 more words

Musical Musings


I have had three friends lose family pets in the last two months. When I say “pets” I mean babies, familiars, beloveds. Those without animals in their lives or those with no particular affinity for animals may not be able to comprehend this particular grief, but that does not make it any less real or valid. 388 more words


Vulnerability is a very hard thing for me to do or accept. Right now, I feel very vulnerable. I am at rock bottom which has seemed to be my place of residence for years now. 263 more words

Personal Log

Awakening Clay: A Test

The work on the essay/article continues, with feedback now being provided by the editor. The initial reaction was quite positive, and based on feedback by others, I am confident  that the article after some edits will be accepted. 695 more words


What Animals Teach Us

Now that we have survived the first hump of the holidays (hopefully in one piece!), I was trying to decide on what to write for my next column. 937 more words