A Rockhounding Day

So I was out of sorts today, and didnt want to make jewelry or pottery. My husband and I decided to,go north to Keene Valley, NY to go rock hounding. We sure found a lot!! The first picture is green diopside.  This is calcite with garnet in it.  These are blue calcite with diopside in … Continue reading A Rockhounding Day

Power Animal Oracle CardsĀ 

I am pulling some cards today from the wonderful card deck by Stephen D. Farmer. I pulled a monkey card - here is the text from Farmer's Guide:  No matter what's happening right now, you have got to be able to adjust to the circumstances at hand, then generate creative solutions or ideas and act … Continue reading Power Animal Oracle CardsĀ 

Psychopomp, or Crossing the Dead Over

I wanted to share with you my first experience in psychopomp. It happened before I had any classes or workshops in it, although I was aware of the ritual in shamanism. It was my father. He had been ill on and off for about a year. He was failing - he had broken his neck … Continue reading Psychopomp, or Crossing the Dead Over