Lea 1, Plague 0

Oy, I did not intend to have such a long hiatus. I'm mostly recovered from Covid-19 now, but the radio silence has been more of a "I have lots of nonsense I'm working on" thing and less of a "PLAGUE!" thing (though the fatigue issues I've dealt with since my appendix issues have definitely been... Continue Reading →

I’m Listening

One of the (many) constant refrains in this blog is "listen and pay attention." It's the advice I offer when people ask how to develop the lines of communication with the gods, it's what I said in my last post about learning how to honor the land spirits, and now it's something I'm imploring for... Continue Reading →

Possum Peculiarities

Still alive! Still sick, but on the upward swing at last. I should be in bed. I was honestly getting ready for bed, but then A Thing happened and it's too good to keep to myself. Possums are a creature I associate with Loki for no reason in particular. The vague association was reinforced some... Continue Reading →

Humbled

Got this message from my British Trad friend, and I'm so humbled I don't even know how to respond except with a very misty-eyed Thank You. Holding steady, no better, no worse (except for the anxiety-desire for a goddamn cigarette). I wish testing was available in my city so I'd know one way or the... Continue Reading →

Limbo

It's been a while since I've written, and it's going to be a while longer. Don't want to leave you hanging, so quick update: I'm sick, I've been sick since Saturday, and symptoms worsened enough today that I did an e-visit with the hospital. Tests are still very limited in my state, so the doctor... Continue Reading →

Gebo, Gebo, Gebo

Last night was a bit of an emotional roller coaster, one of laughter and frustration and relief and rage. At the end of it all, I was left feeling so astoundingly grateful for -- you guessed it -- my family, friends, and community. The compassion and love and laughter we share is the greatest gift... Continue Reading →

Sigyn’s Joy

"Sigyn's Joy" is one of Loki's kennings, just as one of hers is "Loki's Joy." I'm particularly fond of those names because of what they say about their relationship. Loki is the trickster figure with a quick wit and wry, infectious grin, and Sigyn is the steadfast companion whose love brings comfort. They each inspire... Continue Reading →

All the Thanks! And All the Love!

In my last post, I begged for help getting supplies and PPE for a funeral director friend of mine being deployed by D-MORT. The last few days have left me in awe at how many people have contacted me with offers to help. Thank you, thank you, thank you, there are honestly no words to... Continue Reading →

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