When I'm not here for a week I know I am not taking care of myself because I love this board - it keeps me in touch with my Pagan peeps and friends I've made and I've been a pulled in a billion directions. It's actually 3 in the morning and I just couldn't sleep so I got my hiney out of bed - made some lists of the things that were swirling around in my head, wrote my daughter a letter for her to read in the future and then I thought I am going online and ONLY going to MDC! So here I am, rambling...
Originally Posted by Maiasaura
I'll have to hear more about your connection to your city backyard. We don't have have a yard, to speak of, in our new home.
Maia! Have you made it to MA?! Sending you patience and strength and love as you settle in, mama!!
Ah, my city backyard. I have my garden out back and a tree. The tree is in the corner where 4 properties meet. There are other trees from other properties all there creating a little cove. I tuck back there sometimes when I need to feel more woodsy nature. I decorated a trellis the former owner left with lots of ribbons and bells and big, gold sunshine buttons. It's my altar area. Nothing is really there but that and a wooden box that I can lay some nature things on. It's city so I can hear all the goings on when I am there, grounding or meditating or whatever but I feel like it's my habitat so I just roll with it.
Originally Posted by Thistlemoon I have been thinking a lot about the idea of "home" - what makes a place home?
So, of course, for me home is Z and DH. Home is also where my books are. All of my books. If just a few books are out I don't feel like the place is home I need all of them on shelves and then I feel settled in. It's not an extensive library by any means. Mostly I read and give away books or rent them from the library but there are those books that have shaped me as a person or that I need for reference or that remind me who I am and what I stand for. Maybe for me they carry an energy?
Originally Posted by revolting
For those who celebrate, how was Father's Day?
I'm heading to PSG on Friday, and I really need to get everything together. Maybe I'll try to entice her with a special breakfast. Any ideas for something quick, easy, and with minimal clean-up?
Father's Day: We kind of celebrate. Mostly on the parent days we give eachother cards and ample alone time. We did a bbq at my sister's house for my dad, too. That was fun.
Can you do a special oatmeal with berries on top and jam mixed in or maybe SUN TOAST - circles with honey on top? Have fun at PSG - can't wait to hear alllll about it!! Now that we've made the long trip from NY - Chicago maybe we can incorporate PSG with a visit some year!!
Originally Posted by siddal I'm really missing Louisville this week...sigh. I'm grateful to have my little family and all that we are together, but what can I say...I'm a Taurus...I hate being unsettled :-P
You Tauruses, you light up my life (my dad, sister and daughter are all Tauruses!) I hope your house sells and you're able to put down roots soon, mama!! That constant feeling of change/unsettleness for your Taurus self must be really hard sometimes.
AFM: Other than this insomnia I've been busy trying to pimp my CD business on FB. I have had one sale - a cover woohoo! I didn't expect to be selling covers to those who weren't clients but I figure I'll take what I can get and let the Universe lead me where I'm supposed to take this! Thanks for all the well wishes and love, mamas. It's an exciting time.
Z and I attended a dance recital on Friday for our friend's daughters. She loved it - was completely mesmerized - I hope I don't have to become a dance mom but I know I have to let her follow what her heart compels her to do. I suppose whatever she gets in to there will always be those wild, competitive, micromanaging moms and I will always be the "token crunchy one."