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A Toast to a Toasty Summer

A Toast to a Toasty Summer

September is sending signals that summer is drawing to a close. At my age, I don’t want to wish away time, but this summer has been an endurance test. Wherever you live, it’s likely some kind of weather stress and the underlying worry over what it means for our future has touched you. So I’m…

Welcome Imbolg!

Welcome Imbolg!

February 1 marks the beginning of Imbolg (Imbolc) or Saint Brighid’s (Brigid) Day, and the beginning of spring.   No, it doesn’t look much like spring here. But I do enjoy setting my mind to such flights of fancy. By the way, it’s a good thing I looked up “flights of fancy” because I thought…

Just Chilling (sort of)

Just Chilling (sort of)

A summer off from blogging, most of social media, busyness, and information overload. I’m just chilling…  Do you believe that?  Latte and I arrived at a local park early one morning to go on our usual walk. We stopped back at the van so I could have coffee and read a book, then took another…

Earth Day: Mother Earth Life

Earth Day: Mother Earth Life

April 22 was Earth Day. It’s silly that anyone would think one day of calling attention to environmental issues is sufficient. It’s something on my mind every day—not in debilitating, overwhelming, problem ways (although it is that), but in the vein of ‘what can I do today to make things a little better?’ Or, at…