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For the Love of Kerchiefs

For the Love of Kerchiefs

It started with this video. on medieval hair styles and care. While the main point is about medieval hygiene, I was struck by the mention of head covers and how they helped keep hair clean. It brought to mind memories of my grandma, who would wear bandanas as head...
Making it Work: This is What I Do

Making it Work: This is What I Do

I am sitting in a hotel room that reeks of decades of cigarette smoke despite being labelled as non-smoking, on a bed that I had checked for bedbugs. I am drinking blackberry whiskey from a flask as I watch The Lost World. I am in Racine, WI for my first vending event...
Cleaning out the Fridge

Cleaning out the Fridge

Today I am making an inventory of our freezer. There’s the container of watermelon chunks that needs to be used up. I also have a container filled with cubes of lime juice and I think both will get blended with some orange juice and rum for the weekend. There is...
Servitors & Mental Health

Servitors & Mental Health

I’ve written about taking a magickal approach to my mental health before. My rituals and spells aren’t meant to be replacements for but rather compliments to my medication and therapy. I keep all three seprated in my mind. The divide between them all might...
Crafting Hope

Crafting Hope

I was chatting with my friend, Moira, the other day. Like many artists who sell their work at conventions and craft fairs, she has seen all of her scheduled events cancelled this year. Some have been postponed or pushed back to 2021. Some may never happen again....

Learning to Rest

The first three days of remote learning had gone relatively well. I was able to get up at 8:30 am (a feat since I am a night owl who takes morning personally). I was getting my son, Ben, online and keeping him on task. I had tackled my to do list with gusto, drawing a...

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