There is a deep sticky matted layer of dead leaves that sat under the snow and ice all winter. The ice is gone now, leaving only the wet, leaf mould, and bits of persistent green that I suspect are unkillable weeds. They will outlive us all. But pushing their way from beneath are the green … Continue reading New life, I see you.
As of this writing, the world is fighting really hard to either stay well or get well from the COVID-19 virus. In my region, we have been asked to stay home with very few exceptions. Many people's places of employment are closed, public spaces and services are shut down, and everyone is watching everyone else, … Continue reading Getting sick can feel scary
So, as one of my close friends told me, There's clean...and then there's my idea of clean." She was talking about my oven, but I'm thinking bigger. Many folk traditions used botanicals, salts, powders, and other creations in their home or on their person to add to the healing and cleansing power of their bathing … Continue reading All Kinds of Clean
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My name is Jessica, I'm from the Great Lakes region and I'm a witch. In an older time they'd probably call me something else. I'm not so much the altar building, cloak and pentacle wearing type, though I admit I do look fabulous in a velvety cloak. Once, I'd be the one you would come … Continue reading A Great Lakes Witch