Monday Musings: Quiet In Here, Isn’t It?

Creak  Note to self: Get those hinges oiled. Gee, it seems pretty deserted in here, doesn't it? There are cobwebs on the ceiling, and your voice echoes in the emptiness. My fault, I know. I haven't been very attentive around this poor, neglected blog lately. And for that, I apolgize. And have to say that … Continue reading Monday Musings: Quiet In Here, Isn’t It?

Friday Review: The Letters Of John and Abigail Adams

The Letters of John and Abigail Adams by John Adams My rating: 4 of 5 stars I have long been a fan of Abigail Adams. Though she was largely educated by her mother and grandmother (having been determined to be too sickly for public education), she became one of the most intelligent and knowledgable women … Continue reading Friday Review: The Letters Of John and Abigail Adams

Monday Musings: Uh, Mother Nature? WTF?

We got hammered with snow at the end of the week, as did many. The overnight stuff was heavy and wet, and then turned somewhat drier as Friday went on. And, of course, we had some business that HAD to be taken care of on Friday. So, out we went into the teeth of it. … Continue reading Monday Musings: Uh, Mother Nature? WTF?

Monday Musings: Imbolc, the Feast of St. Brigid (or I Am Ready For Spring)!

Today (or tomorrow in some traditions) is the Celtic Feast of St. Brigid, the feast honoring not only the saint herself, but the returning of the Light and the early signs of Spring.  It is one of the four main fire festivals in pagan tradition. Imbolc It seems she has sent us a lovely reminder … Continue reading Monday Musings: Imbolc, the Feast of St. Brigid (or I Am Ready For Spring)!