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Monthly archive May, 2012
Dear Wife of Pagan, Pt. 2

Dear Wife of Pagan, Pt. 2

This week I’m continuing my answer to Wife of Pagan from Slate.com regarding how to deal with conversion inside a marriage or other close relationship. Read on for Part 2, or check out last week for Part 1. I’m jumping right in with no intro, so if you’re not already familiar with this story, you...
Be "Brave" with the Princesses this Midsummer!

Be “Brave” with the Princesses this Midsummer!

Last year Jax and I built a mini-Stonehenge for Midsummer (aka Summer Solstice) using paving stones in my backyard. It was a great project and a nice celebration. This year, we hope to build something larger and more permanent. We hope to build community. We will be celebrating Midsummer this year by organizing a viewing...
Dear Wife of Pagan...

Dear Wife of Pagan…

This week GG pointed me to an article on Slate.com in which Dear Prudence gives meh advice* to a devout Christian woman whose husband of four years converted from atheism to Wicca. Jason at The Wild Hunt already wrote detailing why the advice of Emily Yoffe, Dear Prudence’s author, was not only bad advice but...
Are We Happy Princesses? Count On It!

Are We Happy Princesses? Count On It!

The Grand Overseer sent me advice on how to be happy this week. Oh TGO, you are always looking out for me. This was timely as it has been a while since I asked myself, “GG, are you happy?” I suppose that’s partly because I feel a bit like Stuart Smalley, the SNL self-help character...
Commenting Policy... Trolls Will Be Smashed

Commenting Policy… Trolls Will Be Smashed

Troll (from wikipedia) : A troll is a supernatural being in Norse mythology and Scandinavian folklore. In origin, one of the meanings of the term troll was a negative synonym for a jötunn (plural jötnar), a being in Norse mythology, although the word was also used about witches, berserkers and various other evil magical figures....
Whedon in the Woods: Archetypal Lambs, Baddies and Gods (oh, and lots of spoilers!)

Whedon in the Woods: Archetypal Lambs, Baddies and Gods (oh, and lots of spoilers!)

♕♕ Seriously, this post contains spoilers for The Cabin in the Woods ♕♕ A few weeks ago, Jax, Charles and I went and saw The Cabin in the Woods (TCitW). We are all big time Joss Whedon fans and really excited about his recently released scary movie* he co-wrote with Drew Goddard, the film’s director...
An Unexpected Trip to a Bahá’í Temple

An Unexpected Trip to a Bahá’í Temple

Just before Yule I tagged along on a business trip with my husband and spent my days wandering the greater Chicago area. I was driving along a scenic road near Northwestern University when I turned a corner and came upon a truly glorious building. A white dome full of lacey stonework in a picturesque garden...
The Moon in Astronomical Proportion

The Moon in Astronomical Proportion

I admit it. The moon is always in astronomical proportion. *grin* Because it’s an astronomical object. Get it?! Ha ha…ha. Okay, it’s not that funny. I promised to tell you about this event a few months ago. Come Saturday the moon will be in greater proportion than normal, 12 to 14% larger and up to...
Jax Presents: THE AWESOMEST ANNOUNCEMENT EVER! (to date)

Jax Presents: THE AWESOMEST ANNOUNCEMENT EVER! (to date)

No, it’s not about kids. That awesomeness hasn’t happened yet. So, I’ve been sitting on some coolness for awhile now while contracts got signed and calendars got set, and it’s been sort of killing me not to share. I got a book contract! By the end of this year, I will be A PUBLISHED FICTION...