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 likeContinue reading “Onward we charge, into the sun”

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 lifeContinue 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 aContinue reading “Taking a vacation from a vacation while on vacation”