The Destruction of Da Derga’s Hostel

Full Title: Destruction of Da Derga’s Hostel: Kingship and Narrative Artistry in a Mediaeval Irish Saga
Author:  Ralph O’Connor
Synopsis: Irish saga literature represents the largest collection of vernacular narrative in existence from the early Middle Ages, using the tools of Christian literacy to retell myths and legends about the pagan past. Continue reading…

Plumbing

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Yup, we have plumbing issues.  Spent lots of time figuring it out, two trips to the hardware store, etc.  When it became clear that fixing it would involve removing … Continue reading…

Sun moves into Virgo, Fern spends day sleeping.

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I’m under the weather today.  Slept most of the day.  Had weird environmental and political dreams. In totally mundane stuff, … Continue reading…

Crab Rangoon Day.

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It was a grand night for stargazing last night.  Alas, I saw no meteors, but the temperature … Continue reading…

Busy busy busy

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Busy day today.  Defrosted the big freezer.  Organized shopping for the week.  Made salmon piccata.  Plan to make crab Rangoon tomorrow. Got propane delivery.  Lawn care done. Loudly done. Still going thru’ … Continue reading…

Dark moon. Dark days. Dribble Dinner.

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I had planned to defrost the freezer today, but life intervened.  Had to go out to stores, had to cut the Continue reading…

Pollinators by the cloud!

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We have hit the time of year, where I can tell you the time of year by looking at the ‘island’ in my kitchen. Said island is covered with Too Many Tomatoes to Eat, and Too Few Tomatoes to Can. … Continue reading…

Dreams and food talk.

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I had one of THOSE dreams last night.  I was working a job where the … Continue reading…

Weaving Personal Gnosis Into Personal Belief: Understanding Sex and Love in Fairy

 I often write about the more academic – let’s say objective – side of my beliefs and practices. That’s important because I strongly believe that we must ground our practice in something outside ourselves and having a firm foundation in structural, generational beliefs provides that. But equally important is the actual experiential side of spirituality, the parts that represent tangible…

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Day of Dreams

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We’re finally getting rain!  Of course it started while we were … Continue reading…