My favorite day of the year - as I put a lot of stock in rodent's opinion about seasonal change.It has me wondering though, is groundhog day rooted in Pagan ritual?Feels right, but I want to know for…Continue
One of the things that I enjoy about museums is seeing the displays of incredible Pagan heritage and artifacts.It confirms for me how important the various beliefs are in our human evolution - and it…Continue
To believe whatever it is you believe, thoughts are processed and organized into some sort of conclusion. It's what makes me an animist and you a witch, shaman, light being, or polytheistic…Continue
Is there a difference between the two - lurking and stalking?Or is lurking kind of like stalking-lite?I recognize the negative image that stalking has. Justified in most, if not all, circumstances.I…Continue
Pine Coney has not received any gifts yet
They were noble in their actions, selfless to the point of burdened with other peoples misery.
You'd never know it to meet them though - they danced when outside and dashed in and out of rooms with unfettered energy of eternal youth!
Ah, but if only they were truly immortal. Time takes everything eventually. Stupid Time, always spoiling the party!
They could laugh, real deep down from the belly laughing.
They liked to sneak sweets - and I believe it was more the…Continue
On and off I succumb to a primal need to hoard.
It's a complexity of feelings and emotions - the distinction between the two not lost upon me even when I am in the grips of the hoarding fever.
Elation, shame, disgust, pride, and the tactile - "touch" sensations that metal, wood, glass, ceramic, plastic, paper and fabric are found in the acquisition of stuff and adding it to the collection.
You may, if you ever talk to a hoarder, hear them say that.
I hear and read all sorts of different reasoning behind going Vegan, living the Vegan life.
Some do it for the animals, others see the health benefits. Some see a connection to the spiritual realm by being an adherent.
I see the validity of all these but for me the current bedrock that makes Veganism work is the liquor!
Beer, wine, and strong liquor are Vegan!
I can drink it all!
My yule preps are leaning heavy now on liquid lunch stock.
I've put to…Continue
What could be more festive than a table laden with delicious vegan yule foods?
Here are just a few ideas to get the dinner party started!
Kale, beet, and quinoa salad. Dress it up with a red Russian or even a vegan ranch, and it seats as a colorful center piece!
Red pepper hummus surrounded by rye crackers - a flavorful dip or side dish!
Roasted winter vegetable medley. The noble potato, carrots, turnip, cauliflower, and parsnips - just to name a few!