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When Coyote Shows Up To Play

Several months ago I signed up on Owl & Crow for an on-line course in creating a Major Arcana tarot deck of SoulCollage® cards.  It started January 8th, but by then I had forgotten exactly what I had enrolled in.  … Continue reading

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The Need for Intersectionality: Repainting Sojourner Truth by AngelaYarber

I’ve long held that feminism, in order to be true and engaged and practical, must be intersectional. Such is also the case, I believe, for LGBTQ rights. The work of justice for women and LGBTQs people must also include justice…

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Hidden Figures – A Different Approach to Promoting Mutuality

The other day, I re-blogged Sara Frykenberg’s  post about the impossibility of debating “mutuality,” which I define as the mutual respect required to approach each and any “other” as a peer.     The movie, Hidden Figures, starring Taraji Hensen, Octavia … Continue reading

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You Can’t Debate Mutuality by Sara Frykenberg

Participating in the Women’s March on Jan. 21st in Los Angeles fed my soul deeply. I didn’t realize how much I needed to protest in this way, how stuck I had been in grief and despair after the election, and…

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ARRIVAL

I’ve seen Arrival twice now.  It’s the kind of movie I wanted to share. After seeing it myself, I had to take two of my favorite folks so they too could delight in this incredibly intriguing, suspenseful, atmospheric movie about … Continue reading

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Death and Ambiguity

Originally posted on Two Twitch A Tale:
While Baba Yaga may have her more benign moments, in truth, she is a terrifying creature of great power; a cannibal, said to have devoured the flesh of those whose flaming skulls form…

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“It’s not easy to define poetry.” ~Bob Dylan

I am a lone wolf type of person, preferring to ascertain truth (always lower case) by means of intuition rather than sensation.  I make decisions based on logic rather than emotion and my conclusions are subject to change based on … Continue reading

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Artemis As Artemisia: Ancient Female Spirituality & Modern Medicine by Stuart Dean

Detail of Artemis from a 5th century BCE Attic Vase  (Museum of Fine Arts (Boston)) The 2015 Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded in part to a Chinese woman (Tu) for her identification and isolation to treat malaria of a…

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NaPoWriMo: A Kenning

Blue Bonnet   Spring harbinger Paintbrush partner Concrete’s victim Nature’s dictum Texas treasure  Ladybird’s pleasure Sky reflector Folk connector Bee beacon Nature’s deacon Cows distaste Goats haste A Kenning is a two word phrase describing an object often using a … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: The Fan Letter

One of the lost poems came wandering back via my husband’s computer – much rejoicing over this lost sheep, its matted fur and ticks matter not a whit.  The story of Leda and the Swan has always fascinated me – … Continue reading

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