Category Archives: Nature

Spring Equinox 2021

This year was a fierce winter. Snow came early and the cold stayed late. On several occasions I exited from the 387 Commune in my ski gear, which was good for -20 Fahrenheit. This weekend the thermometer hit 50 and then 60 and I celebrated the Spring Equinox by packing away my parkas, fleeces, gloves, […]

Frozen Niagara

Obviously if they had filmed NIAGARA in the winter, Marilyn Monroe would have never gone over the falls with her murderous husband played by Joseph Cotton.

Better Late Than Never

Merry Christmas Comrades I’m even capitalizing the C to maintain the spiritual peace even though the Christians sold the holiday from the distant Druids of Stonehenge. Meán Geimhridh was celebrated in the Bronze Age. The rituals from over five thousand years ago have been lost for ages, however every December the sun signals the winter […]

Pagan Winter Solstice

Nine years ago I woke at 3:33 am and I remembered reading in the New York Times that there would be a lunar eclipse. The first to occur on the winter solstice in over 400 years. I looked out the window and saw the shadowed moon. A sliver of silver atop the Earth?s satellite. I […]

Rain, Sleet, and Snow

Back in 2022 St. Padraic’s Day was blessed with spring weather. The next day was even warmer, especially since I had traveled south to the Northern Neck of the Potomac. Charles, Ms. Carolina, and I stood at the end of the dock. A super-sized moon roses over the far shore and the equinox sun set […]