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The True Meaning of Halloween.

Samhain (pronounced Sow’en,) in pagan philosophy, is when the old year dies. The growing season is over. Vegetation withers and falls. Winter, aka death, is just beginning. It’s also when the “veil” between this world and the spirit world is “thin,” if you believe… Continue Reading “The True Meaning of Halloween.”

Mourning Australia

While US TV talks about Iran and Impeachment, an entire continent full of animals is burning to death. I remember back in the ’90’s, it was a thing among a certain segment of the environmental activist community to openly grieve and mourn the loss… Continue Reading “Mourning Australia”

My New Years Resolutions

#1 Subvert the Patriarchy a) – Don’t let him get away with it. Call out all the bull shit. Call out abuse. Call out gas-lighting. Call out false superiority. Call out condescension. Call out authoritarianism. Call out dishonesty and manipulation. Call out the use… Continue Reading “My New Years Resolutions”

Eternal Bull Shit of the Dysfunctional Mind

Why did we build a system dependent upon “competition?” (Yes, Capitalism. Yes, Patriarchy. I’m talking about you.)

Today

Today, I feel a need to turn off the noise, to ignore politics just for one day, to take a fucking moment to think. To look around. To notice. Where am I? Where am I going? What is going on? And how the hell… Continue Reading “Today”

The Question.

The question I have spent more time thinking about over the course of my life than just about any other question is, “Why are people so fucked up?” Why are they rude and condescending and controlling and dismissive and disrespectful? Why are they manipulative… Continue Reading “The Question.”

The Politics of Being an Asshole

In all sincerity, I want this blog, in addition to being a snarky indictment of far-right extremism, to be a place where womyn can find some validation, healing, and support, particularly womyn who, like me, are opinionated, decidedly leftist, and have been through some… Continue Reading “The Politics of Being an Asshole”

I am NOT hip.

I am not hip. I know this. I’m not ashamed. I don’t know what all the emojis mean. Nor do I really care. I don’t use the word “woke,” nor do I call people “basic,” nor do I use the word “adult” as a… Continue Reading “I am NOT hip.”

The Most Beautiful Place On Earth.

This blog will not always be overtly political. The personal is political. I firmly believe that. So, I’d just like to say, on a very deep, personal level, I am in love with this place. Seriously. Like my emotions about this place run deeper… Continue Reading “The Most Beautiful Place On Earth.”

Don’t get it twisted.

Socialism is not the same thing as authoritarianism. Marijuana is not a “gateway drug.” Religion is not the same thing as spirituality. Gender is not the same thing as sex. Criticism is not the same thing as hatred. Strength is not the same thing… Continue Reading “Don’t get it twisted.”