This just popped into my head, and it's gotta be shared. My whole side quest to learn British Traditional Witchcraft? Holy hell, that's SUCH a heathen thing to do. Not like there's not a whole history of Scandinavians raiding and pillaging the British Isles or anything. . . I swear I hear my grandfather's deep … Continue reading Quick Addendum re: BTW Studies
Now that things are starting to stabilize in various arenas of my life, I'm able to turn my attention back to learning witchcraft. As a lifelong heathen (give or take a few years as a snotty preteen), I'm no stranger to "woo," that silly little pseudo-slur against Spiritual and Metaphysical Happenings. I've long been aware … Continue reading Never Stop Learning. Never Stop Challenging Yourself. And Always Keep a Fire Extinguisher Handy.
I miss writing. I haven't done much of anything these last two months because the excessive heat and humidity has thrown my chronic post-surgical medical issues into overdrive. I literally hate my guts Minor grossness (or major? My time as a mortician has skewed my concept of what's too much in relation to viscera): Between … Continue reading Bits and Bobs
Hello, fellow kids. Did I use the "nah fam" thing correctly? I'm old and bad at titles, so you get what you get. That awkwardness aside, let's get to the real controversy: Valhalla is overrated. I don't get the obsession. Come at me. Our Sights Were Set on Valhalla I'm an Army brat and a … Continue reading Valhalla or Bust? Nah fam.
Well, this past month has been yet another roller coaster of chaos. Thankfully, it's been the good kind (mostly, anyway). Today I'm pretty useless at work because I'm hella distracted by book updates, and I'm thrilled to share with you another little tale of impossible encounters. But first. . . the book is available for … Continue reading The Book is Actually Happening!
Aieeee, the last few months have been wild in the best possible way! The first round of revisions for the book are complete and I'm beside myself with excitement for this project to be released into the wild. Llewellyn has dubbed it Loki and Sigyn: Lessons on Chaos, Laughter, and Loyalty from the Norse Gods. … Continue reading Beware the Bread! (or Why a Lokean Shouldn’t be Let Loose in the Woods)
It would appear that this book thing is legit. Ever since signing the contract with Llewellyn, I've been damn near convinced that the universe is playing some absurd cosmic prank on me. The weeks following submission of the first draft sparked a new wave of anxiety. I've been a Llewellyn reader and familiar with their … Continue reading Odds and (Mostly Split) Ends
Apparently I need Big Projects to focus my brain, otherwise I have to, like, deal with my unfettered thoughts. The first several days after submitting the manuscript, I was in pure decompression mode. While I genuinely enjoyed writing a whole ass book for and about Loki and Sigyn, it took more of a toll than … Continue reading Brief Glimpse Inside My Head
In today's episode of "I Swear I'm Not Making Any of This Up," I have a story to tell about a ring. I've written before about the rings I wear to represent the oaths I've made with Loki. They're a constant presence on my finger, and they mean quite a lot to me for a … Continue reading A Gift for a Gift
If you're interested in my Big Thoughts about the idiot with the valknut and Mjolnir tattoos, check out my article on Patheos about it. I encourage you to read it primarily because a friend in the Northeast Heathen Community made a hugely important point about the bigger issue: the headdress that's being mocked as a … Continue reading About the Capitol Coup