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I’m knitting again.

I know it’s a weird statement, on a knitting blog. But this rut I’ve been in has extended to anything harder than garter stitch blankets. 574 more words


Day 182: Feather Crowns

“Feather crowns” are a strange phenomenon that occurs when you sleep on a feather-filled pillow for years and years. The tossing and turning of the feathers form tightly packed “crowns” or balls of feathers that are often seen as omens of witchcraft or even death. 2,208 more words

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Day 180: Back and Ready to Write

I had a wonderful trip visiting friends in the Appalachians, we wandered the woods, made muscadine wine, drank some muscadine wine (oh so good), laughed, cried, shared a meal with the ancestors, talked about life, and healed each other. 239 more words

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Day 174: Against Thieves

In light of recent events, and for those of you who may not know, our house was broken into yesterday, here are some great charms against thieves from the “Romanus Büchlein.” My favorite is number four where you symbolically nail through the thief’s skull and organs. 847 more words

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'Conjure Woman's Cat' on sale on 10/8

The Kindle edition of my Pushcart Prize nominated* novella Conjure Woman’s Cat will be on sale for 99 cents tomorrow. (Pssst: the price has already been lowered.) 74 more words


31 Days of Offerings - Day 3: Offerings in Exchange

Saturday, and I’m at an old medical centre with completely beautiful grounds, a stream running through them at the bottom of the hill, an overgrown herb garden a home for whole microuniverses of life near the entrance, a delightfully happy rowan tree near the carpark. 436 more words