Freya

I drove to the witch shop with the intent to purchase a Hecate statue. However once there I felt a draw to Freya. I stood there for fifteen minutes, contemplating. I thought briefly about a Ceridwen statue. But settled on Freya. The statue is more bikini model than I had wanted, her face and head […]

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Be your best

A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week. General Patton If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over? John Wooden Two opposing views. Which is correct? It is sometimes hard to know. We seek to do it […]

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New Moon with the Morrigain

Thank you Morrigain for being in my life. I don’t know what to say to a goddess of death and war. In Iraq it was easy, I prayed to you to bring me close to my enemies and have the chance to offer their corpses to your ravens. But now? I’m not in war at […]

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Dream about monster and kid

I had a dream a few days ago about a horrible monster that stalked the town. I never saw it but knew it was as large as a bear, was fast and agile, and killed without mercy. It had huge claws and fangs and attacked with ferocity. I vaguely recall seeing a few people get […]

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The worth of books

Sitting in my apartment, I turn and look at my wall of bookshelves. There are a couple hundred lining it. I’ve donated boxes to Goodwill, and given way just as many. Still, I have Shakespeare and Nietzsche, statistical methods and astronomy, ancient Greek plays and letters from President Reagan. Opening up my Books or Kindle […]

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On the darkness of being

What follows is a rambling of thought, as is most of what I do. I am thinking on paper, or in this case a computer screen. And as usual, I write for myself but also in the faint hope that it resonates with another soul. Yesterday I was up and dressed and had my packed […]

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Witch in the wood

There was once a poor farmer that lived on a small farm. This farm was one of several similar poor farms in a poor area of the countryside. Whereas within the walls of the capitol city people prospered and ate the most delicious of sweets, out in the countryside the people ate porridge. If they […]

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Gillette

A quick post, for soon I must get on the road and drive a couple of hours over the mountains with its icy passes to deliver a presentation to a police department. A commercial by a shaving company has cause a minor uproar on the interwebs. I hesitated to watch it because my first, initial […]

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