Renewal

For most, July is the “middle” of the year, when things slow down and get lazy, the heat of the summer (or the cold of the winter, if you’re in the other hemisphere) starts getting to you, and thoughts turn not to immediate plans but the past and the future. For me, it’s the final… Continue reading Renewal

Pause

Back from my third trip/event since 2017 began. Early morning thanks to jet lag means looking at my calendar, sorting what needs to be done, and preparing for my next trip, to Paganicon in March. Zigzag won’t leave visual contact, which means he’s not trusting me to stay home already. There are still 20-odd cartons of Ancient… Continue reading Pause

A curious lecture at Curious Gallery 2017

I’ll be speaking at the Curious Gallery here in Portland on January 8. (You’d think they invented this event just for me with that name, wouldn’t you?) Dead Wrong: “Mummy Parties” and Other Shocking Curiosities Sunday, January 8, 2017 3:00pm When does curiosity cross the line? From Napoleon’s famous invasion of Egypt to the modern… Continue reading A curious lecture at Curious Gallery 2017