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Crystals are a Girl's Best Friend

While I was growing up, I was taught that crystals were “demonic” or “satanic” because people who had them were worshiping them (and Satan). While there truly are people out there who really do those things, this belief is simply an ignorant assumption. 302 more words


Carrie Newcomer: Live at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater

The Sacred Garden

Listening Post 131. For an age of battered facts, closing doors and short attention spans, the folksinger-songwriter Carrie Newcomer is blessed with a superpower: Many talented singers can engage us and touch our heartstrings, but she has the ability, in a three-minute song, to locate and tie a ribbon around the better angels of our nature. 618 more words


africanized bees and rattlesnakes....

Today we are somewhere east of Phoenix, with good internet and so thought I would take a chance to display some of the rocks, and tell a few stories. 831 more words

Advent and Stones?

Advent and stones?

What might the connection be between dry, dusty stones and the restoration of a hopeless, weary world? You might thing this an oddly-timed question, especially as we’re revving up for that… 61 more words


I practiced mine on you

despite callous whispers and my better judgement

Happy still am I that I took the chance

Turns out you are a geode, 11 more words


"Angels Wear Baggy Pants"

I learned recently that my Dad belonged to “The 22 Club” at the Atlas Plywood Mill in Greenville, Maine in the 40’s and 50’s.  He would be 101 years old if still with us here on earth, so that would have made him in his late 20’s to his early 40’s.    686 more words

Edible Geode

There are kids’ projects that are ho-hum for the adults, and there are kids’ projects where even the grown ups in the room say “Wow!” This project definitely falls into the latter category, a homemade geode rock – that just so happens to be edible too. 305 more words