FEBRUARY 8, 2014 11:48PM

Dismantling my life...


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And, hopefully, putting it back together in a different, smaller shape. Starting with moving to a place with a better climate – that means south-west B.C., the best we can manage… Read full post »

FEBRUARY 5, 2014 2:53PM

Not your regular grocery store...

JANUARY 28, 2014 8:52AM

Nice policeman, nice!

I pulled into the hardware parking lot and noticed a police car stopped behind me and a cop getting out.  Huh?  "Don't you stop for lights and sirens?" he asked.  Huh?  "I've been following you down the highway and clocked you at 109."  (We do kilometers here, BTW, now mph.)&… Read full post »

JANUARY 27, 2014 11:56AM

My Satanic Post for Today


A vial containing a bit of cloth with some Pope JP blood (from the 1981 assassination attempt was stolen from a church high in the Apennine mountains east of Rome.

There's no evidence of Satanists, but if this morbid bit of left-over pope was… Read full post »

JANUARY 22, 2014 12:54PM

A terrible beauty

JANUARY 18, 2014 5:30PM



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Willow sidled up to me at breakfast and whispered, “The Elder wants to speak with you.” She stood waiting for me to get up and follow. I swallowed my last… Read full post »







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Roger Shuler's in jail in connection with all those (looked like) overwrought posts about corruption and murder and whatnot.  Read all about it here.


Roger, in his prison orange 

Sadly (?) O.S. is not mentioned, only his Legal Schnauzer site.

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JANUARY 10, 2014 12:48PM

Sympathy for the Devil

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Okay, not really.

But there seem to be people who think Satanists worship Satan and glory in evil nasty stuff, even human sacrifices.

Well, I suppose that's not entirely unreasonable, since that's what the… Read full post »

JANUARY 7, 2014 7:07PM

Oh please God please please please...

Let it be thy will - let it be done...
 In the name of religious freedom.
Satanic monument
The Satanic Temple want to erect a monument at the Oklahoma Statehouse after conservative Christians were allowed to put up a Ten Commandments monument.
JANUARY 1, 2014 6:17PM

Ghost hunters


Billy didn't leave after the sweatlodge. It had gone so well that he and the Elder decided to do another one in a month's time. They wrote up an account of the first one and Willow and Billy took it in to Crystal for the initial… Read full post »

DECEMBER 21, 2013 9:45PM

The Stuff of Nightmares

A spectacular rescue in a city not far from here.  Fire started in a (big wooden, for chrissakes) building under construction, and a crane operator, high above, found himself trapped.

He couldn't go down into the smoke...and the fire started coming up to him.  He was afraid of baking to dea… Read full post »

DECEMBER 20, 2013 10:01AM

Merry (bwahahaha) Christmas

DECEMBER 19, 2013 12:24PM

Grandmother Moon


An acquaintance from the Pagan community invited me to a special Sacred Full Moon Ceremony for the unification of humankind and the resacrilizing of the earth.

(Did it work? Damn.)

I was invited as a “grandmother” and “elder” of the Wiccan community. The terms… Read full post »

DECEMBER 6, 2013 10:18PM


Strange to say, but I was happy to return to the Nemeton. We got back in early afternoon, after lunch, so we three – the Elder, Willow and I – went to the dining hall and were served specially by Goldenrod of the kitchen staff: bean soup followed… Read full post »


So I went to the get-into-deep-relationship-with-nature workshop I mentioned the other day.

It could have been a aesthetics workshop (not make-up!), or mindfulness, or painters' or...  As communication with nature, I'm not sure.

I almost didn't go because winter.  But the temp was… Read full post »

DECEMBER 3, 2013 8:18PM

Satanic Tour of Rob Ford Nation

 Lifted whole from http://www.nowtoronto.com/news/story.cfm?content=195607  because I could not bear to leave out a word and have none of my own to add...



Wanted: van and driver for Satanic Rob Ford bus tour
The Fords have managed to derail the Rob Ford-themed
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NOVEMBER 30, 2013 6:12PM

Fork You and the Unicorn You Rode in on


- or - My Day


Got a message in my email from a New Age sound healer that “Brand New! The Lemurian tuning forks are finally here!”

“Ancient Frequencies for Future Evolution”.

 The Lemurian Tuning Forks™ feature a… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 27, 2013 9:45PM

Winter Goddam Wonderland


Tree and house

Overhang on garage and Buddha patio

Laneway to the road plowed, and to my daughter's place as far as the plow will go

My daughter's house is back there somewhere, and beyond that/… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 21, 2013 10:18AM

Soul Circle and the Three Smokes

NOVEMBER 18, 2013 2:24PM

Request to OS management


Email I have sent to mnoble@salon.com:

I'm a long-standing member of OS, writing there under the name "Myriad".

There has been a very long miserable thing going on for years now of a gang of several people berating another member for little (long ago) or no reason, and it… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 17, 2013 2:33PM

Munchies First, Pot Later


In the pot factory, a table of snacks. Little sandwiches, pieces of melon, grapes, cheese... However, off to the side was another table with some very nice date squares.) (Actually date triangles, but who's counting.) (Eat two, and square 'em back up.) (Skip the ones… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 14, 2013 11:14PM

Toronto the Good has a Baad Baad Mayor




Just when we think we've reached the end of it with Mayor Rob Ford, another day dawns.

Today I hear by the news that at today's council meeting he was using baaad baaad language refudiating the accusations against him of cavorting with prostitutes and sexually harrassing female… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 14, 2013 9:16AM

CHRISTMOOSE by The Whore on Christmas

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She's flogging a book about the “war on Christmas” titled “Good Tidings and Great Joy.”

Exerpt from Salon article about it:

Palin takes her readers to Anchorage in the year 2028, where herRead full post »