Ru (2001-2015)

This afternoon, I picked up a tiny cedar box from Inland Valley Emergency Pet Clinic. On its lid is a simple brass plate inscribed “Ru.” Inside are a handful of rose petals, and a container with the ashes of my beautiful little boy, the elder of my two cats, who left this world on Monday.… Continue reading Ru (2001-2015)

…has it really been six months?

No, actually. It’s been seven since I moved. Wow. I’ve been blogging, actually, just not on this particular site (forgive me). There are ruminations about Vodou over at imamou.org, and then I have been posting about the various things that I do in my Kemetic practice on the official website for that. It seems that… Continue reading …has it really been six months?

In between: an update of a different sort

Ru is very, very angry with me right now. I’m not being mean to him, precisely. But the apartment is full of boxes, nothing is where it’s supposed to be, and instead of sitting and petting him in my lap as I watched the evening news, I was shifting boxes from one room to another,… Continue reading In between: an update of a different sort

News and new posts and websites, oh my!

Plenty going on around here since my last post about the Kickstarter campaign. Incidentally, if you missed the campaign but you’d still like to get in on campaign-packaged perks before the Daybook release, there’s now a website for that. I’ve also been posting to my religious blog, which has a new URL (the old one… Continue reading News and new posts and websites, oh my!

Thank you 17,144 times. And thank you, Dad.

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.