Monthly Archives: July 2021

Lessons Learned During the Pandemic: Simplicity

Today, on the eve of the celebration of Lammas/Lughnasadh, I spent the day in the garden and in the kitchen. I harvested herbs, flowers and fruit which where then prepared for drying or infused in oil/alcohol on their way to … Continue reading

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Harvest Festivals

HARVEST FESTIVALS Compiled by Tree Higgins and David Taliesin Harvest festivals have been with us since the earliest of times. The basic theme for these festivals is 1) giving thanks and 2) reflecting on the sacrifices necessary for us to … Continue reading

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Lughnasadh/Lammas: August 1st

August has a rhythm all it’s own, especially in the South. These hot, humid days force us to slow down our pace a bit, and why not? The soil has been tilled. Gardens have been planted. Many vegetables have already … Continue reading

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Honoring a Dead Hawk

Some Native Americans call this majestic bird Cetan-luta. Us Anglos who live in the Appalachian mountains call them red-tailed hawks. We had one who was the spiritual guardian of our church. I would sometimes see him perching on top of … Continue reading

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