I traveled to Lake Placid with my husband and daughter this past weekend. On our way, we stopped to climb Mt. Arab near Tupper Lake, NY. It’s a small mountain, but the trail is maintained, it’s very family-friendly, and the view is worth it. Plus, it’s part of the Tupper Lake Triad! Completing it will motivateContinue reading “Pagan Parenting: You May Not Meditate, but Take Your Kids Up Mountains Anyway!”
There’s something hauntingly beautiful about the Adirondack Mountains. I used to spend just about every weekend of my childhood summers swimming in lakes, fishing off docks, climbing small mountains, and hiking through forest trails. It was where I first learned to truly treasure the wild places that have, in many areas, vanished. It was whereContinue reading “The Ditzy Druid Travels: Return to the Heart of the Adirondacks “
Earlier this year, I took to doing weekly omen drawings to gain insight into what would come my way. I recently started to do daily draws for similar purposes, but I use the ogham for that so that I can better learn that system. My weekly drawings utilize my main method of divination: the DruidContinue reading “Embracing my Inner Bear”
Last Friday, my husband and I returned to the sacred land of our childhood – the glorious Adirondack Mountains of Upstate, NY. Neither of us had been born there, but we spent time there as children. As for myself, my family seemed to travel there just about every weekend in the summers. Most often, we swamContinue reading “Sacred Mountains”
I went to Old Forge Saturday afternoon to celebrate my sister’s birthday. She wanted to climb Bald Mountain which is a few minutes past that lovely little hamlet. It’s been a few years since I’ve been there. The last time was when my husband, Weretoad, proposed to me! We were excited to return. Bald MountainContinue reading “The Ditzy Druid Climbs Bald Mountain”
My husband and I are on vacation this week. This time last year, we went to Ireland and I wish we could return this year. Instead, we’re doing what responsible adults do and are saving money for a home and land. Despite that, we did want to go on a trip. We decided to stay closeContinue reading “Ditzy Druid Doings: Adventures in the Adirondacks and Antique Stores”
Adirondack Almanack: Wildlife: Red Foxes Are Denning.