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Archive for October, 2011

How we both found rock n roll . . . Styx. As unlikely a gateway band as they are, both J and I didn’t deliberately listen to anything but ‘soft pop’ until we heard Styx. This song, “Renegade” was the one I remember hearing first; J. thinks “Lady” (or it may have been “Crystal Ball”) […]

This month we have a great collection of books from a number of genres: Dion Fortune’s Psychic Self-Defense and The Secrets of Dr. Taverner The Guru Question: The Perils and Rewards of Choosing a Spiritual Teacher 72 Names Oracle Cards (our 2nd review of this item) Wheel of Wisdom Barbarian Rites: The Spiritual World of […]

The Torch Passes

On Wednesday afternoon my grandmother (mother’s mother) died. She has been dwindling for more than a month now, so it wasn’t unexpected, just (as death always is) a surprise. My mother was there, singing songs to her (Angel Band, apparently) and was able to witness the moment. It was quiet and peaceful.

Since my vacation . . .

Presenting for your admiration 🙂 . . . Roland!   Kit! They were cautious kitties at first, but Roland was soon purring like mad and playing with me.  Kit is a bit mor reserved. Sasha is *fascinated* by what is behind the closed door. She barked a couple of times, but has learned that we […]