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September, 2008

Marking the Transition

This weekend I was honored to Priestess a young man’s transition from childhood into adolescence. M. turned 13 in late July, and we’ve known we were going to do a ritual to mark the transition for several years now. (I priestessed his two brothers’ “Baby Blessings” and M. had asked for a ritual just for him. We talked about it …Continue reading →

My Politics

Your true political self: You are a Social Liberal (76% permissive) and an… Economic Liberal (20% permissive) You are best described as a: Socialist You exhibit a very well-developed sense of Right and Wrong and believe in economic fairness. Explanation Of Results We wanted to get beyond the two catch-alls of American politics, the Democratic and Republican parties, and see …Continue reading →

Palin Poll

On Sept. 5th, PBS published an opinion poll, simply asking “Do you think that Sarah Palin is qualified to serve as Vice President of the United States?” From Sept 5 to 22 users could vote multiple times by refreshing the page. That is no longer the case. Before they implemented a ‘cookie’ implementation policy, the poll was running close to …Continue reading →

Bonus Silliness

I can *too* laugh at myself. Jeremy (aka technocowboy) posted the following on his LJ: Me: So did you hear today’s big DUH moment? Her: No, what happened? Me: Clay Aiken came out. Her: Clay Aiken…. The country singer?? WOW!! Me: No, that’s Clay Walker. Her: OH!! The football star?! Me: No, that’s Troy Aikman. Clay Aiken is from American …Continue reading →

Weekly Silliness: Management, American Style

(my boss sent me this today) “Japanese vs. American management style Two teams of American and Japanese corporations have a boat race. On the big day the Japanese win by a mile. The discouraged Americans hire a consulting firm to investigate the problem. The findings are that the Japanese team had eight people rowing and one person steering while the …Continue reading →

Be a Constitution Voter

The ACLU is trying to collect deliver 300,000 pledges to send McCain and Obama’s offices by October 15.  You can sign the pledge here: By signing the pledge, you get a free bumper sticker and make the statement that you want the next President to not pledge to uphold the Consitution while doing his best to dismantle it. I …Continue reading →

Religion and the Constitution

September 17th is Constitution Day — 221 years ago today, the 39 delegates to the  U.S. Constitutional Convention signed one of the world’s most important, powerful, thought-provoking and PRACTICAL documents. So many things we Americans take for granted are perserved and protected within this document. More specifically, in the first ten amendments, the Bill of Rights. Think back to the …Continue reading →

Weekly Silliness: What DnD Character Am I?

You Are A: True Neutral Human Druid (5th Level) Ability Scores: Strength- 11 Dexterity- 12 Constitution- 15 Intelligence- 18 Wisdom- 13 Charisma- 12 Alignment: True Neutral- A true neutral character does what seems to be a good idea. He doesn’t feel strongly one way or the other when it comes to good vs. evil or law vs. chaos. Most true …Continue reading →

Published in Spellcraft!

Spellcraft magazine is ‘the ultimate guide to magick in the southern hemisphere’ and the Spring 2008 issue (#10) features an entire section on cyber witch. I’ve got an article in there about Pagan Schooling Online (page 20). I’ve always liked this magazine (this is my third article/working with them in as many years) amd feel its one of the best …Continue reading →

Ritual Notes: Full Moon in Pisces

With the moon’s soft radiance illuminating this sign’s energy, it looks like we’ve opened the ‘basement’ of the Universe to let the light in. This is a time for erratic emotions, intense emotions, and sudden flashes of understanding of karmic ties. Taking place in practical, service-oriented Virgo, it means that the positive directing of this energy is towards our relationships …Continue reading →