I had the honor of appearing this week on the Personal Pans podcast with Vanessa Walilko. We had so much fun, I feel like I’ve gained a new friend. Here’sContinue readingThe Mórrígan as Mother and More: My Appearance on Personal Pans
Spring in Appalachia: Starting a Farm With Trauma
It’s an absolutely beautiful day here in western North Carolina. We’re having a run of unseasonably warm weather which has me itching to get the garden going. I have dreams.Continue readingSpring in Appalachia: Starting a Farm With Trauma
Embracing The Darkness of Yule and Winter
The shortest day of the year is drawing to a close as I write this. Yule is a time of darkness as much as it is a celebration of returningContinue readingEmbracing The Darkness of Yule and Winter
After Abuse: Do We Have To Forgive To Heal?
Tina Turner has an incredible life story. From abject poverty in Nutbush, TN to world superstardom and rock Icon status. But no matter what she does or how much sheContinue readingAfter Abuse: Do We Have To Forgive To Heal?
When Ancestors Did Horrible Things
In 1622, the colonists at Jamestown in what is now Virginia were outgrowing the boundaries of the original settlement. Relations with the local Powhatan tribe had thus far been good,Continue readingWhen Ancestors Did Horrible Things
Biddy Early: Healing Comes With a Price
In the southwest of Ireland, midway between Galway and Limerick, a mother and father are worriedly tending their sick daughter. Tenant farmers in the time of Famine, most of theContinue readingBiddy Early: Healing Comes With a Price