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
“Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away, and going away means forgetting.” ~ JM Barrie, Peter Pan, Or the Boy Who Would Never Grow Up James Matthew Barrie, a child during the Victorian Era, grew up to write one the beloved tale of Peter Pan, Or the Boy Who Would Never Grow Up. As … Continue reading Lessons for saying goodbye from JM Barrie
New Moons are a time for fresh beginnings, new starts. To celebrate this new moon, which began in Gemini and is currently in Cancer, I brewed some detoxing Dandelion Tea and pulled a 3 card, Mind, Body, Spirit tarot reading. I have a tendency to live in the clouds - to dream and day dream … Continue reading New Moon in Gemini ~ Mind, Body, Spirit Reading
✨When they asked me what I wanted to be I said I didn't know.✨ ~Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar It’s easy to get stuck on being a “profession” - but that’s such a capitalist notion. It says to be important you must be someone who contributes to an economic institution. But what about emotional intelligence? … Continue reading Who do you want to be?
🌺 Her heart was a secret garden and the walls were very high. 🌺 ~William Goldman, The Princess Bride Last week I began helping a friend create and tend to gardens in her yard. We picked out lavender, pink bleeding hearts, and some adorable little flowing flowers I can't remember the name of. Today we … Continue reading My Heart is a Secret Garden
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
Tonight I attended a lecture at Salem's membership library, the Salem Athenaeum. Dr. David E. Thaler, Neurologist-in-Chief; Chairman and Professor, Department of Neurology, Tufts University School of Medicine (phew!), shared with us his incredible initiative to create a more welcoming space for patients at the Neurology Center at Tufts University by adding creative pieces of … Continue reading Neurological Disorders: Illustrated?