Category Archives: Season’s Turnings

WORD PLAY

  WORD PLAY I am posting a few exercises I did in an on-line writing class some years ago.  They are such fun to do and a great way to practice writing when the inspiration for more serious work-in-progress needs … Continue reading

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CHANGING TIMES

    THOUGHTS WRITTEN ON OCTOBER 23:  SCORPIO and SAMHAIN THE FINAL GASP OF FALL. ENTERING THE SEASON OF SUSPENSE A brisk breeze blows from the northwest, wafting the scent of burning leaves from a neighbor’s bonfire through my kitchen … Continue reading

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FALL EQUINOX RANT

SHADOWS AND REFLECTIONS Fall is a time of reflecting on what we have gathered, and then deciding what to keep and what to let go.   It is a time of hard decisions; of looking deep within and choosing which parts … Continue reading

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LESSONS OF VIRGO

  RAMBLING ALONE THROUGH VIRGO WE entered the season of Virgo on August 23.   The traditional symbol for this astrology sign is a woman in a long dress holding a sheaf of wheat… sometimes she is depicted with wings, but … Continue reading

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AUGUST 2: LAMMAS

  A TIME OF RENEWAL AMID CHANGE AND THE UNKNOWN Lammas is the festival of late summer… we have gone over the top and are on the downward path of the year.  What lies behind is now memory, what is … Continue reading

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WHY SO MUCH HATE IN OUR GREAT FREE COUNTRY?

  TO REJOICE OR REBEL? I meant to be writing a blog about the season of Leo… a time for enjoying the pleasant things in our lives… such as romance and play, creativity and beauty, love and joy. It is … Continue reading

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SUMMER SOLSTICE/ MIDSUMMER/ SUN ENTERS CANCER

  WE ENTER LONGEST DAYS AND SHORTEST NIGHTS OF THE YEAR A TIME TO BLOOM A TIME TO UNTIE THE LACES AND STRETCH THE LIMBS REACH UP TO THE SUN LAY BACK TO BE ROCKED IN THE HAMMOCK OF LONG … Continue reading

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AN ASTROLOGICAL KERFUFFLE IN GEMINI

  GEMINI AND A MUTABLE GRAND CROSS Around May 21 the sun entered the sign of Gemini.  I missed it and forgot to do a blog post for the season and now we are about halfway through this astrological month… … Continue reading

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SILLY FAIRY DAZE?

Beltane Greetings.  Happy May-Day.  Good Fairy’s Day! Today marks the ancient Gaelic festival commemorating the official beginning of Summer.  This holiday falls midway between the spring equinox and summer solstice (midsummer) and was traditionally celebrated in Ireland, Scotland, the Isle … Continue reading

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YARD-WORK AND SPRING SHOWERS

TENDING MY YARD-GARDEN PARTY I hold ambivalent feelings toward the coming of Spring. I love the greening of Mother Earth__ of watching the buds pop out in the trees, gradually opening to display a soft yellowish green aura before filling … Continue reading

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