Onward we charge, into the sun

Happy May Day slash Beltane to all of you blessed pilgrims out there! I have started writing this three times now. The first time, I was feeling a lot of anxiety. I have a lot on my plate and feel like I'm slipping behind even when I'm cranking out all kinds of work in like … Continue reading Onward we charge, into the sun

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It’s like time, man – trying to make sense of what’s left

When you really start closely following the phases of the year, especially when relentlessly broken down into six-week segments, time really starts to speed up. It’s sort of the opposite of what you’d think – a watched pot never boils, and all that. You’d think constantly watching the progression of the natural seasons of life … Continue reading It’s like time, man – trying to make sense of what’s left

Taking a vacation from a vacation while on vacation

As this week - my first paid vacation week in almost exactly a year - winds to a close, we simultaneously bear down on Lammas, which marks the transition from the heart of summer to the earliest incarnations of the harvest. Without sermonizing (yet - there's still plenty of time), I find myself with a … Continue reading Taking a vacation from a vacation while on vacation