Tag Archives: Saturnalia

Saturnalia & the Lord of Misrule


Happy Saturnalia! According to Catullus, Roman poet and consummate scribbler of any thought that popped into his head, Saturnalia was the absolute best time of the year. For one, this happy celebration lasted a week. Two, various roles specific to … Continue reading

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Elves behind the scenes


From my family to yours, I wish you Merry Christmas. If this is not a day you observe, Happy Holidays, Happy Yule.  🙂  I’ll be back on the 26th. Until then… I grew up with an old 1930’s set of … Continue reading

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The Gift of the Magi


I’m uber busy today. Too busy to do more than launch the blog page. I’d like to share a beautiful love story written in 1905 by William Porter. You might know him by his pen name O. Henry. I give … Continue reading

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The Great Pyramid at Giza & the chocolate spoon debacle


She’s done it again. My Labrador retriever with her obsessive chocolate addiction did it again. It all started six years ago… I make most of my gifts. My imagination, my affection, my creativity, and my time on earth, all align … Continue reading

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The Long Dark


We had planned a 12-hour winter solstice drumming event for today. The food was bought, the space organized, the drums and percussion instruments all set out. We also have 6-8 inches of snow expected by tomorrow morning. Oh well. I’d … Continue reading

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Telling a story in a nutshell


If this is your first time here, I’ve taken a break from regular postings on my other blogs because I have too much to do and only one of me doing it. As authors need to maintain their presence, I’ve … Continue reading

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The wisdom of salty sea dogs


Jeeze. Where has this month gone? I’m hoping to complete a lot of things today. I have to. My old puppy has to go back to the vet tomorrow so my Friday is spoken for. I can tell she’s achy … Continue reading

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