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Lift the Veil

Samhain 2020 Today is October 31, which means today is Samhain, a Celtic sabbat that should not be confused with Halloween, which also falls on October 31 but is Christian in its roots. Samhain (pronounced saa-win) is celebrated from October … Continue reading

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Welcoming Back Old and New Friends

It’s May, as you already know, and this is the month when old friends return to my little corner of the Concord River. For example, my Rose-Breasted Grosbeak has come home to make her nest and raise her young. I … Continue reading

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Summertime

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Summertime and the living sure was easy. Continue reading

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Sometimes the tiniest things…

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…have the biggest impacts on our lives in ways we never see coming. My neighbor came by the other day with a box in hand. He wanted to know if I would try and help the baby duck he’d found. … Continue reading

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Henry James said it best,

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“Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” Welcome Summer 2018. You’ve been missed. Spring was grand but nothing speaks of the joys of childhood better than you, my … Continue reading

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Imbolc 2017, Brigid’s Day.

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Imbolc, (EM-bowlk) is a Gaelic term meaning ‘in the belly’. This is the time of year when Mother Earth celebrates life by nudging awake the frozen seeds slumbering within her belly under the barren soil. She whispers softly to them … Continue reading

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