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A Slightly Belated, but Heartfelt Happy Birthday to All You Gorgeous Taurus People

Happy Birthday, Taurus!

You simply have to put one foot in front of the other and keep going. Put blinders on and plow right ahead. George Lucas (Sun and Ascendant in Taurus)

Happy (slightly belated) Birthday to all you beautiful Taurus people! The Sun moved into your sign Tuesday! If you are a Taurus, you are Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Cosmic Dancers

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Wordless Wednesday: Budding Spring on the Faery Path

Cusp of Spring

Never Mind That Obscure Martyr – Today Belongs to Venus Aphrodite

Venus Aphrodte

This is an encore post from past years with a few pertinent updates. In the name of blessed Aphrodite, let us reclaim this day of love in the true spirit of celebration, honoring the divine gift of all love. All pleasure. Consensual unions only, of every kind. Warmest merriments and blessings to you! ~ Beth Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Our Camellias Think Winter is Over



Wordless Wednesday: Breathe Along With Earth’s Passing Seasons

(As usual, full screen is highly recommended.)

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Wordless Wednesday – The Final of My Series: Autumn Unfolding at Laurel Hill

You’ll need to make sure your volume is turned WAY up for the full experience. And to review past weeks, go back here, with earlier links posted one by one. Thanks for stopping by for this little series the past six weeks. ♥  

Help NC’s Best Environmental Stewards – And Have Fun, Too!

The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all, our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope. ~ Wendell Berry It’s time once again for the NC Conservation Network’s Annual Fundraising Auction The North Carolina Conservation Network is Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday, Week 5 of Autumn Unfolding. Plus a Surprise Visitor.

Bonus surprise – a visitor (yes, fully grown) last week who decided to rearrange our bird feeder, our recycling, and our garbage can (and contents): If you are tracking these, here’s the link to last week’s post (which has the link to the previous week, etc.)

Belated Wordless Wednesday, Autumn Unfolding at Laurel Hill, Week 4

(Due to technical issues while I’ve been away, Wordless Wednesday is (obviously) late this week. This photo, taken by John on Wednesday, at the same time of morning as all the previous weeks, is unfiltered, unretouched, with only a frame added).

Sweet October

Autumn leaves backlit

  This year, I have come staggering and stumbling into October. Usually, I am bursting with joy, swirling into this rich, magical time that I adore. But there’s been the shocking, sudden death of a beloved friend, eight years younger than me… several work disappointments that I was not expecting… Hard and harder world news Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

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Twenty Years Gone

Jerry Aug9

 Ripple Lyrics: Robert Hunter Music: Jerry Garcia If my words did glow with the gold of sunshine And my tunes were played on the harp unstrung Would you hear my voice come through the music? Would you hold it near, as it were your own? It’s a hand-me-down, the thoughts are broken Perhaps they’re better Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: American Goltraí, Geantraí, and Suantraí in Chicago

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Wordless Wednesday: Peace in the Land of Gullah

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Wordless Wednesday: What a Wonderful World

Please do yourself a favor and go to full screen (the icon to do so will appear in the lower right, after you start the video). Thanks to National Geographic for this.

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Tarot Card of the Week, June 8-14, 2015: Last Week the King; This Week the Queen

Money is the blood of the planet. Heal the money and we can heal the world. ~ Barbara Wilder, Money is Love In gratitude for the life of Bonnie Cohen (Nov. 6, 1951- June 4, 2015) What an interesting development. Right after last week’s King of Pentacles, here comes the Queen! The Pentacles, of course, Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Our River Neighbor

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Wordless Wednesday: Osprey and Fish at the Little River

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Happy Birthday, All You Gorgeous, Powerful Taurus People

I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse. ~ Florence Nightingale (Sun and Moon in Taurus) Happy Birthday to all those born under the sign of Taurus — the Sun moves into your sign today. If your Sun is in Taurus, you are generally patient and determined, with lusty Continue Reading

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