Transition

A lot has happened behind the scenes in the past month or two.  It's been mentally and physically exhausting, but the worst is far behind me.  Things are working out remarkably well.  But I realized I need to dot a few i's and cross a few t's. Actually, there's only one point that I'd like … Continue reading Transition

I Have Been Nominated for the Liebster Award!

The Award The Liebster is an award that is given to bloggers by other bloggers. Liebster in German means “sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome." The Rules From the official Liebster Award site: Link to this blog post in your Liebster Award blog post Answer the questions given … Continue reading I Have Been Nominated for the Liebster Award!

Tolkien’s Unfinished Tales: The Quest Begins

As I previously posted, today's the day Libromancer's Apprentice and I continue once more on the Silmarillion Blues quest through Middle-Earth, picking up where we left off.  For those of you joining in, we post the first chapter blog of Unfinished Tales in two weeks, July 1.  Barring any unforeseen interference (hopefully that's behind us … Continue reading Tolkien’s Unfinished Tales: The Quest Begins

“The Adventure of Black Peter” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

I think we can all agree that it's not everyday you get a Sherlock Holmes mystery involving a harpoon as a murder weapon.  A young police inspector, Stanley Hopkins, admires Holmes and asks him for help on this particular case.  By the time the story opens, Holmes is already hard at work and has determined … Continue reading “The Adventure of Black Peter” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Thank You

I want to offer my heartfelt gratitude to all of you who read and follow this site.  The last few weeks have been a time of trial and upheaval.  It's been a confrontation against those things that hold me back and/or no longer serve to push me forward.  It's been a confrontation against my fear … Continue reading Thank You

Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers and Other Pagans in America by Margot Adler

Fear, ignorance, and hate are the very things that keep "alternative" views, and those who live them, marginalized and oppressed.  This bigotry can manifest at any level from simply turning a blind eye in the hopes that such people will go away to something more brutal: a beating, a lynching, a murder.  A holocaust.  A … Continue reading Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers and Other Pagans in America by Margot Adler