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Mercury Retrograde in Gemini and Taurus May 10 - June 3, 2022
The second Mercury retrograde cycle of 2022 starts on Tuesday, with the planet of communication and information processing starting its apparent backwards motion at 4° Gemini 52’. On May 22 it will dip back into Taurus. It will stay in Taurus until June 3, when it resumes forward motion.
Mercury goes retrograde 3, sometimes 4 times a year. It offers an opportunity to take a beat and reassess how we express ourselves…Continue
Portrait of Catherine II
Catherine II was born in Stettin, Pomerania, Kingdom of Prussia (now Szczecin, Poland) as Princess Sophie Friederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst-Dornburg, 2 May 1729. Her mother was Johanna Elizabeth of Holstein-Gottorp. Her father, Christian August,…Continue
Leaves: During long cold winters, during which we inevitably indulge in extra fatty foods, the dandelion leaf is a perfect food to help us lose that extra weight and to detoxify from the comfort food we consumed while it clears congested lymphatic fluid that has gathered. Being a bitter herb the leaqves break down fats and aid digestion. They are filled with Vit A, Vit C, Potassium, Iron, B Vits, Magnanese, and Silicia. The leaves are best enjoyed when they are young and tender....I prefer…Continue
I decided to put this in a blog post instead of the message thread because it ended up being longer than I thought seemly for a message response. It's an interesting topic.
I'm not completely sure where to begin, which is why I've been mulling over this topic since I first saw it pop up in my email!
I have quite a few animals around me and my house, but they are the usual kinds. I live in Mississippi, so I've got tons of birds, mostly the…Continue
Now is the time to start gathering that extra yarn, ribbon and string for spring nest building.
If you have something that has stuffing, you can use that as well.
This is a picture of a bird in one of my trees. You can see the white, purple…Continue
Source: Wikipedia; heavily edited. There are LOTS of books and writings on this event.
In the decades leading up to 1848, a small number of women began to push against restrictions imposed upon them by society. A few men aided in this effort. In 1831, Reverend…Continue
In honor of Black History Month and because Rek makes me do these ...
Source: The Guardian, on her death December 2021 authored by Lucy Knight, with edits for brevity
In acclaimed works “Ain’t I a Woman” and “All About Love”,bel hooks shared her ideas about race, feminism and romance with flair and compassion.…Continue
Sumerian song to Inanna
Heaven is mine, the earth is mine
I am warrior am I
Is there a god who can vie with me?
The gods are sparrows-I am a falcon
The gods trundle along
I am a splendid wild cow.
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A Cackle of Witches BylawsWritten by Administrators: Old Bones and RekLsAngL You are hereby notified ~ Our site. Being an active member is required for a successful site. This includes answering emails, or posting in groups, or blogs, or coming…Continue
I looked at a few video's and thought this was the easiest. I like to "blow" out the actual egg so I can keep my project. Using old silk ties or scarves works. 18 cm converts to about 8 inches. Continue
Good Evening, Ladies!I have a question for you all. Does anyone have an outstanding spell for memory retention that you know works well? I am taking a couple of classes that require a great deal of memorization of some very dry material, and I am…Continue