Celebrating the Wheel of the Year: Imbolc

January 23rd, 2019 - posted under: The Farm » Family

*click the image above to see full size* On February Eve, we celebrate Imbolc! Imbolc (pronounced ihm-bulk or ihm-bulg) is the festival of Midwinter, beginning on the evening of January 31st and continuing on though February 2nd. If we imagine the Wheel of the Year as representing the course of one life, then Imbolc — [...]

Celebrating the Wheel of the Year

January 14th, 2019 - posted under: The Farm » Family

Last year, for New Year’s Eve 2017 –> 2018, I only had one real resolution. I wrote down: Create family traditions around the 8 sabbats: Imbolc, Ostara, Beltane, Litha, Lughnasadh, Mabon, Samhain, and Yule. Include the coven and close friends. Create community. 8 parties this year! It was an ambitious goal, but for the most [...]

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January 2nd, 2019 - posted under: The Farm » Family

I’ve been trying to write this post — in my head at least, I haven’t quit made it to the “opening the computer” stage — for almost the entire month of December. Sometimes the words just won’t come. But! I’ve been doing a lot of magic around the Winter Solstice, the full moon, and the [...]

Summer Bucket List 2018

November 23rd, 2018 - posted under: The Farm » Family

I am acutely aware that it’s the day after Thanksgiving, that it’s well into autumn, and I am just now posting this Summer Wrap-Up post. What can I say? It’s been a very, very busy year. I don’t have much time for blogging these day. Don’t have much time for anything really, other than working [...]

Spring Things [2018]

June 17th, 2018 - posted under: The Farm » Family

Spring is for adventure! When I began the draft of this post, I titled it “Spring Things [2017]“, and I worked on it for weeks, returning to it, adding a bit here and there (that’s how I tend to blog these days) before I realized that it’s not actually 2017 anymore. I almost published it [...]