Protected: Moon ritual

When the shaman in Peru gave me the talisman to med­itate with, he said I should per­form 10 rituals at full moon that were for me, choosing aspects of myself I wanted to let go or enhance and after that, I could do rituals for others. I started the...

Protected: Summer solstice/full moon ritual

I’ve been so busy pre­paring for our trip that there are things I’ve for­gotten to say. One was about mid­summer being the height of the mother’s strength and fecundity, with her con­sort the sun at his full power too and how that felt very much like what Doug...

Protected: Belly cast party – reminder

As most of you know, I won’t be having a “baby shower”. Instead I’m having a picnic on Sunday for summer sol­stice at which (if the kit arrives in time!) we will be cov­ering my belly in plaster and having a grand old time. The venue is the...

Protected: Belly cast party

Midsummer’s day this year… Sunday 21st of December… I’d like to do some­thing a leetle unusual. I want to have a party and have us make a plaster cast of my heavily preg­nant belly. I have no idea whether I’ll still be preg­nant by my birthday...

Of Birthdays and Bliss

What a won­derful couple of days. First of all, I didn’t have to work yes­terday (tutoring is over and marking hasn’t started yet) and I wasn’t too sick to enjoy it. Instead, we cleaned house while listening to KQED streaming online and slowly...