A Modern Bard Explores Myth and Our Relationship With the Earth in “Shoulders”

The poet, Shane Koyczan, takes a more “rationalistic” and archetypal view of the Gods, but I find his view on the Titan Atlas, particularly his modern relevance, to be fascinating. Just as interesting is his retelling of the age-old story of the Earth Mother and Sky Father. How is ancient myth relevant to our currantContinue reading “A Modern Bard Explores Myth and Our Relationship With the Earth in “Shoulders””

I Met Venus in Ottawa

I’m sure most couples who plan a babymoon look to warmer climates for a romantic getaway.  Not us.  Weretoad and I looked north and went to Ottawa, Ontario.  We so enjoy that city, and being winter-tolerant folk to begin with, it just felt right. (Not to mention it’s only a couple hours away which meantContinue reading “I Met Venus in Ottawa”