There have been some moves in my life since last I blogged. Some were expected, some were not, and at least one was long, long overdue. I’m out of the Inland Empire. As I’d noted in June, I’m not built for triple-digit heat. Living closer to San Bernardino and the mountains than Malibu and the… Continue reading Out
When I called my mother last night, shortly before Neil Gaiman re-Tweeted my Kickstarter link and my social media blew up, she said: “I think you’ll get 17. Dad’s birthday is June 17th.” I laughed at her. We were at $13K at the time, and that itself was astonishing to me. I never thought this… Continue reading Thank you 17,144 times. And thank you, Dad.
This week, we start a big celebration in the ancient Egyptian religion, that of the Mysteries of Wesir (called Osiris by the Greeks). According to our Kemetic Orthodox calendar, the festival starts today, and goes through the week. We’ll be celebrating it together, both online at simulcast ceremonies, and offline at Tawy House starting on… Continue reading The Mysteries of Osiris (Wesir)
Hard to believe the summer’s gone and we’re back in October already. Tomorrow is the anniversary of the Parsley Massacre in the Dominican Republic, something I wrote a long article about last year, which I mentioned at length in Haitian Vodou. Haiti is still very much on my mind. Though I admit this summer, I’ve… Continue reading October, already?