The Apple Orchard

At long last, at least here in Chicago, I feel like it’s safe to say that Spring has arrived. We had a mild winter, but a long one, and one that seemed to drag on without those our breaks of a day or two shocking warmth in the middle of February to serve as a […]

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Fate: Destiny or Purpose?

I recently took up cross-stitch again — something I really haven’t done since I was in junior high *cough* years ago. Originally I started back with it in order to make someone a Yule gift. But, it turned out to be really meditative and somewhat relaxing for me (when I remember how to count), so […]

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Autumn offerings

The universe has gifts beyond imagining, they say. I say: Put that to the test. Imagine impossible things. Dream that which you cannot possibly deserve. Pretend that the whole world is bent to that undeserving manifestation. See as if, in the violet moment between Light and Dark, The last flicker of Summer’s brightness can last […]

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