What are you reading now or recently to expand your mind or to explore your traditions (including fiction and non-fiction)?It’s been a long time since I was in an official class, but I have never…Continue
The Orange POTUS has done at least one good thing, and that was to motivate my partner to stop being a hermit and become politically active. We’ve now joined the local “Indivisible” group. If you…Continue
[This is a dream that I had a few nights ago. To be honest, it’s not all that unusual for me. I often find myself dream shopping for semi-occult items — usually books, but this dream was a bit more…Continue
Medb St. Jerome has not received any gifts yet
Like a lot of people, I’ve struggling on and off with depression since the election, but this week I reconnected with my dark side and I feel better. That’s the side of my personality that giggles in the middle of horror movies. Loves to read Darwin Awards, and researches (in books) what human tastes like. Nine out of Ten cannibals agree — it’s pork not chicken so the bakers for the Sweeny Todd pre-show dinner are using the wrong meat. This dark half, maybe more than half, makes jokes about…Continue
The bit of dialog below is the closest anyone has ever come to describing my view of fate or wyrd, and it has the additional advantage of being funny.
Londo: "Vir, do you believe in fate?"
Vir: "Well, actually, I believe there are currents in the Universe. Eddies and tides that…
I have a long history of writing comments on forums, but I’ve never really done a blog before. So, I thought I’d start simple, and just do reading list blog.
I’m not reading a lot of fiction right now. I have a used copy of Brian Lumley’s “The Clock of Dreams,” a part of his Lovecraft circle stories, that I’m reading in the spaces in between my non-fiction. I have a mild obsession with the Lovecraft circle authors, and in particular their older stories — the ones hard to…Continue