My husband and I had the day off so we decided to drive into the city and visit the grave of my great, great, great, great, great, great grandmother. She was the last Irish immigrant on my father’s side, so I was pretty amazed to find out that she spent her final days in theContinue reading “Magically Mundane Mondays – Part 2: Visiting Graves”
I have pumpkins. Samhain is officially on its way. Life is good. 🙂 Now… I just need to make plans to find my ancestor’s grave. Soon. ( For My LJ Friends: http://adfcatprints.blogspot.com/ )
I have a few other entries I would like to write, but today I must reflect on the passing of ADF’s beloved founder, Isaac Bonewits. I never had the pleasure to meet him in person, but like many others in the Pagan community, I was profoundly influenced by his work. When I was aContinue reading “Hail to Isaac!”
I was going to go on an adventure today in the forests around Watertown. My plan was to follow the map made by my grandfather to find my ancestor from Ireland who settled in this area. But it’s been rainy on and off all day. Normally that wouldn’t deter me, but my grandfather really wantedContinue reading “Ancestor Worship”
As I said in my last entry, my husband and I saw “How to Train Your Dragon” this afternoon. After that we went to the Watertown Great Outdoor Expo.* The entrance fee was only $3 per person so I figured it would be a fun thing to check out. It’s true that my husband andContinue reading “Great Outdoor Expo and a Different Perspective on Ancestor Veneration”
When we look back at our past, it’s often easy to see the obvious sign posts we passed on our way to the present. I’m one of those who believes that I was always a Pagan – I just didn’t realize it until the age of 17 or 18. My father raised me to beContinue reading “Ancestors”
One more update today! I updated my website. I added photos of my current altars. Enjoy!