Happy Father’s Day and Happy Solstice!

Today is two great days in one. The first is Father’s Day. Hopefully all the fathers out there are having a fantastic day and feeling the love of their families. 

Second, Happy Solstice. Today is the longest day of the year for those in the Northern Hemisphere and the shortest for those in the Southern Hemisphere. For those who are Wiccan- Happy Litha! Continue reading

Personal: The new US President

Congratulations to Barack Obama for becoming the 44th president of the United States. Unlike many people, I’m not going to congratulate him on being the first black president. He’s the best qualified person that ran and more importantly, he’s multicultural, not just African American. For me, that’s more important that classifying using an outdated, outmoded system that doesn’t dignify our cultural history here in the United States. Continue reading

Personal: The new US President

Congratulations to Barack Obama for becoming the 44th president of the United States. Unlike many people, I’m not going to congratulate him on being the first black president. He’s the best qualified person that ran and more importantly, he’s multicultural, not just African American. For me, that’s more important that classifying using an outdated, outmoded system that doesn’t dignify our cultural history here in the United States. Continue reading

Political: Changes are Coming- Some good, some bad

First things first– Congratulations to President-elect Barack Obama. This is a man who has been open and honest in how hard it’ll be to make changes in a world where the economy has plummeted. He’s talked about compromise and honesty that it’s not just as simple as him telling Congress what to do. But, I, like others who want change, aren’t going away- we’re going to watch our new President and make sure he holds to what he says. If you didn’t hear his acceptance speech, you can read it at CNN.com. Continue reading

Pagan: Mabon is coming

Mabon this year is going to be hard. Just like the other holidays, this will be my first without my mom. But this holiday is my mom’s and I holiday. We have always bonded over 2 things- food and jewelry. History, too–but not as much. For us, there was nothing like making food together or learning how to make some of our favourites while she talked about growing up. Continue reading