Lughnasadh (Lammas) ~ Summer, Half Full

Lughnasadh (Lammas) ~ Summer, Half Full

The festival of the Earth religion that marks the “first harvest”, falling half way between the Summer Solstice (Litha) and the Autumnal Equinox (Mabon).  The name Lughnasadh is roughly translated as the Festival of the Oath.  Lammas as Loaf Mass.  High summer and the abundance of crops, our preparation of these fruits of our labor … Continue reading

Herbaloo[book]Review: Wildly Nourished

Herbaloo[book]Review: Wildly Nourished

Wildly Nourished, A family guide to wild edible greens, flowers, roots and seeds by Leaf, herbalist and wild edibles expert in Belgium Published on April 8, 2013 I first met Leaf on twitter, following her to read more of her whimsical and very informative posts.  I have since become a fan of her blog and … Continue reading

A Kiss to the Whole World

A Kiss to the Whole World

The time has come.  Seven or so years later and the man of my longing has invited me to become intimate.  Though I can’t deny that his feminine side is just as present.  His cousins and field companions desired my attention long before I could stand alone with him.  So simple a being, and yet … Continue reading

Song of the Silver Maple

Song of the Silver Maple

Where do I even begin?  It has been an amazing year working with the Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum)  I could cry thinking of letting go of this beautiful Tree ~ there is still so much I want to learn and experience from her Spirit and Love.  It has been the first year that I am … Continue reading

Spark, Flame, (nov)Ember

Spark, Flame, (nov)Ember

My mind is racing!  It’s felt like a while since I’ve had a platform to express what’s flying through my cranium.  As a child, my mother would tell me, “Not everything that goes through your head has to come out your mouth.”  In my personal life, I inch closer to the return of Saturn – … Continue reading

Apothecary Pop-Up: Solstice to Equinox

Apothecary Pop-Up: Solstice to Equinox

Happy Equinox ~ Merry Mabon ~ Peace out Persephone Autumn has made its grand appearance once again, with its flux of orange, red, and maroon filling the fields of wildflowers and Vermont forests.  I enjoy this time of year, but do miss the warmth that Summer had us wrapped in.  The long hours spent with … Continue reading