My dear friend, Poe, died today. Poe has lived with me for eight years. Today we found out - through pure accident - that her bones were full of cancer. Bone cancer in pets is a horrifically painful, aggressive type of cancer. When I was in sixth grade I had a really grouchy English Literature … Continue reading Goodbye, Poe.
An avid reader, I love dissecting cultural studies about the history of women healers – midwives, women who used natural healing methods – and the political ramifications of the patriarchy on their work. In addition to smashing the patriarchy through my writing, I’m an animal welfare activist and would love to read your tarot. I … Continue reading witchy musings with a gregarious bibliophile
My beloved recently celebrated a special birthday. To celebrate, we had a tiny party at home with baby girl last week, and a fancier celebration with family and friends today. Guests traveled from all over Massachusetts (and Maine!) to join us, and we enjoyed delicious food and wonderful company. Whenever I’m surrounded by so much … Continue reading Real Magic: Family & Friends
November is my favorite month. I love the fall rains. The chill in the air that means it's hoodie & scarf season. Wearing my doc martins and making sure everyone knows they're vegan because that is the kind of person I am. The chaos of Halloween in Salem has come to an end, we're getting … Continue reading Five Witchy Ways to Give Thanks
American politics are in complete chaos - still. I've had to deactivate my facebook. I refuse to listen to the news. My sensitive soul can't stand the policies being put in place that harm people I love. From the theft our our nation's public lands by hungry investors, to using military force to block refugees … Continue reading Trans Rights are Human Rights
Recently I read my four and a half year old (that half is SO important!) "Just Being Audrey" by Margaret Carrillo and Illustrated by Julia Denos. We were so late to bedtime because I made time to go to yoga for the first time since October (thank you for the Fleetwood Mac class, Rebel Yell!). … Continue reading The Audrey Look
When in college, I participated in a program to provide peer to peer support for young women impacted by rape and domestic abuse. The thing I remember most was that on the last day of our training, one of the participants shared that she was a survivor. My heart dropped and I felt uncomfortable. I … Continue reading Walk for HAWC