Sumer is icumen in / Lhude sing, cuccu…

Whenever Bealtaine rolls around, I inevitably get the old song, “Sumer is Icumen In,” stuck in my head.  My very first experience with Paganism in general was at a Bealtaine (they called and spelled it as “Beltane”) festival.  It included a Maypole, and the priestess, who would become one of my good friends and mentors inContinue reading “Sumer is icumen in / Lhude sing, cuccu…”

A big, nasty plant

Upstate NYers should be aware of the dangers associated with Giant Hogweed. People new to foraging and wildcrafting (like me!) and parents with children who like to gather wildflowers should be extremely careful and have field guides on hand.  Check out the post from North Country Public Radio to get informed. A big, nasty plantContinue reading “A big, nasty plant”