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November, 2008

Weekly Silliness: Life Experience

The Life Experience Test Overall, you have partaken in 108 out of 174 possible life experiences. Your average life experience score is therefore 62%. The average score is 51%, making your experiences more than 80% of the people who have taken this test. The average for your age group (36-55) is 56%. Broken down by category: Art: 6/17 (35%) Career …Continue reading →

Thanksgiving Isn’t for Amatuers

I’ve got a pretty good family when it comes to working out the holidays. over the years we’ve all gotten comfortable with making sure we ask for what it is we really need, and make it clearly different from what we just want. (Which, I feel, is the secret to a good family gathering with a minimum of drama.) My …Continue reading →

Weekly Silliness: My Intelligence Type

Your result for Howard Gardner’s Eight Types of Intelligence Test: Linguistic 31% Logical, 25% Spatial, 51% Linguistic, 27% Intrapersonal, 16% Interpersonal, 25% Musical, 18% Bodily-Kinesthetic and 45% Naturalistic! “Verbal-linguistic intelligence has to do with words, spoken or written. People with verbal-linguistic intelligence display a facility with words and languages. They are typically good at reading, writing, telling stories and memorizing …Continue reading →

Heaven in a Bowl: Lisa’s Winter Stew

A few weeks ago, I’d asked J. to pick up a mix of root veggies so we could have them with various upcoming meals. He got a couple of sweet potatoes, garnet yams, russet potatoes, yukon golds (about 1 lb) and a couple of butternut squash. The law of cooking being what it is in my household, we ate one …Continue reading →

Dribbling through my brain

I’m feeling relatively incoherent this morning, but I also want to write. In an attempt to not actually sabotage myself (or bore you) I’m going to share some of the items that caught my attention as I was reading my morning round up of blogs and news this morning. I can’t decide whether this is seriously wicked activism in the …Continue reading →

Weekly Silliness: FAIL

It’s FAIL blog — and (like the venerable Cake Wrecks) speaks for itself.

Facing North Update

Seven new reviews posted and an article from the venerable Matthew Fox. Celtic Wheel of the Year Magickal Progressions Sekhem Heka: A Natural Healing &  Self-Development System 50 Ways to Leave Your 40s Homeopathic Color & Sound Remedies Psychic Energy Codex Rock Your World w/ the Divine Mother Enjoy!

Interviewing Morgan and Illes

I have the opportunity to interview two Red Wheel/Weiser authors — Michele Morgan and Judika Illes — and I thought it would be a great chance for y’all to ask questions of them on your behalf. Michele Morgan is the author of Simple Wicca (recently re-released) and A Magical Course in Tarot. Her website is Judika Illes is the …Continue reading →

Fear and Optimism

I am generally an optimist — I look for the positive in people and events around me and tend to stay away from making dire predictions. Its part and parcel of being a witch, I know how my thoughts can influence outcomes. But at times I can’t keep the optimism going, and there are some things going on right now …Continue reading →

Weekly Silliness: My Dewey Decimal

I had a choice of three, the other two were 060 General organizations & museum science¬†and 013 [Unassigned]. I chose: Lisa McS’s Dewey Decimal Section: 441 French writing systems & phonology Lisa McS = 2991339 = 299+133+9 = 441 Class: 400 Language Contains: Linguistics and language books. What it says about you: You value communication, even with people who are …Continue reading →