My Ostara

Ostara has always been an important holiday. I wrote in THIS POST last week a little about why, but the gist is that it’s kind of my Pagan birthday. As such, it’s probably the holiday that I feel most connected to, and the one that enlivens my spirit. I’m not a huge fan of warm…

40th birthday in Savannah

So, we took a trip.  There’s really not much else to say.  It was obviously wonderful.  (I love travel more than anything else in this world). It was really just perfect and amazing, and Bear and I needed it. Highlights Day 1: Our hotel (The River Street Inn) was one of the coolest places I’ve…

Krampusnacht in Austria

Krampusnacht in Austria LOVE the pics in this piece.  I have got to make it to Austria some November.

Places to go

… Because sometimes I’m obsessive about making lists. San Francisco -> Vancouver  (rent a car and drive North, stopping at all the pretty forests and tree landmarks) Scotland -> England -> Wales (rent a car and visit standing stones, ruins, and cemeteries, staying in small B&Bs) Acadia National Park Yellowstone Yosemite Canadian Rockies (by train)…