Practical Pagans

Paganism…with Common Sense

Fern’s Fronds

Pearls before … y’all.

 Blessings Darlings! I believe that I’m going to start blogging again. The blogs will probably be mostly reactive, spurred by irritants I run into. But dealing with irritants is how pearls are made, right? Frondly, Fern Continue reading…

 

The Waters of Avalon

Blessings Darlings! There is a pagan chant, a filk of the hymn “Waters of Babylon” that is based on Psalm 137:1, that has been running thru’ my mind this week…. Continue reading…

 

GATES, AND GATE KEEPERS, IN OCCULT STUDIES

Blessings Darlings! How many of you are familiar with Odysseus’ trip to the underworld? It was a necessary stop on his way home (he needed the advice of a shade there). But first he had to be old that he had to, uh, go to Hades. He had to buy a goat, to sacrifice once […]

 

Clean Your Damn House, Witchiepoo!

Blessings Darlings! Troubled by bad finances? Drama? Chaos? “Negative Energy”? All spells for changing one’s life/luck start with the same thing: you need to totally clean your house. Totally. Did you just ask ‘why’? Continue reading…

 

Fruit costs, Part 2

Blessings, Darlings! It occurred to me – while shopping – that I left out some fruits yesterday.  They are fruits I rarely buy, and then only at local fruit stands or directly from farmers when in season.  They are… Continue reading…

 

Fruit Costs

Blessings Darlings! As I once again start trying to eat better (notice that I don’t announce when I’m NOT eating well?), I’ve been looking at the costs per serving of what I eat.  So I’m going to start posting about it, starting with the fruits. Oh – at this point I’m just going to talk […]

 

Parental Dreams Vs Reality

Blessings Darlings! When I was a kid, my father wanted me to become a teacher.  He felt that teachers would always have good jobs. This was odd from the get-go, since not only … Continue reading…

 

Restaurant scrounging, addenum

Blessings Darlings! The place I work at has added a new product – bone in broasted chicken.  But Corporate keeps auto-shipping us WAY more than we sell.  Okay, we cook the extra chicken (it’s fresh, and has a short use-by date) unseasoned/breaded, then take the meat off the bones to use in … Continue reading…

 

Names

Blessings Darlings! Sometimes the Gods give us names.  Sometimes, however, they give us … Continue reading…

 

You’re a Witch, Darling – act like it!

Blessings Darlings! There has been quite a spate of “OMGs, there are spirits in my new house!  I must banish them all!” posts in Facebook groups recently… Continue reading…

 

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