Wild & Precious Life – End of Summer/Start of Autumn 2020

In Pagan traditions, August 1st is the celebration of the start of the harvest. It’s a time to remember that Autumn isn’t far off, even if you’re in the height of summer weather. This seems most appropriate in the Finger Lakes, as August seems to be all of that. We have the most inconsistent weather…

Midsummer

The Swedish tourism site describes Midsummer (Midsommar) as: The successful midsummer never-ending lunch party formula involves flowers in your hair, dancing around a pole, singing songs while drinking unsweetened, flavoured schnapps. And downing a whole load of pickled herring served with delightful new potatoes, chives and sour cream. All in all, a grand day out.Visit…

May Day

Mornings begin early. The dawn is a lazy, blue-white light that filters through the blinds and etches out the angles and deeper shadows of our room. The birds have already been awake for some time, singing their song to welcome the day and their chorus growing louder with each tendril of light that reaches the…