Magnolia Can you feel it? The pulsation of energy and expansion. Summer is a time of unfurling and ripening, an outward – yang season. A genial time for delighting in the company of others and for self-expression. Lime Blossom victorian ladies gone fae! This reminds me of a circus contortion blog – click here to read it! unicorn mug! To connect with this genial and expansive energy, find some time to honor your connection with the sun and the start of summer. Be quietly
If a faerie made perfumes
How would she blend?
Would she tincture the green of a violet stem
In dew from the tip of a fern of the deep,
Deep, dark woods
So cool and fecund?
Yes, she should.
At midnight she'd enchant a single blossom of jasmine.
Coax out it's ethers with her giggling spells,
A puff and a whir,
Yes, might as well.
She'd surely use cepes and oakmoss galore
All seamlessly earthy and rich.
Seductively luring their sacred aromas
Into small crystal vi
~Doreen Stelton Autumn has brought some losses, and blows, to myself and loved ones. Nothing unexpected, and yet always unexpected, reminding me of the fragility of life. And the need to live with passion and and round pointedness. So last night I spontaneously heated some wine, in the method I enjoyed while in the magical city of my ancestors, Prague. Cloves, cinnamon, and a little lemon. (Note the sweet Mucha inspired cup which I purchased in Prague.) While listening to
This is my dog Missy. Cute. This is her nose. It gets stuck in a lot of unsavory places. Missy loves to smell and smell and smell. Snorting around and pawing at the dirt to get more of the stink up. The stinkier the better. Feces, dead things, pee. Ya’ gotta keep an eye on her and gage her movements when she’s sniffin’. What will she do? Will she just sniff it? Pee on it? Eat it? Roll in it? All of the above? Maybe a combo. What is she seeking with all this sniffi