Ritual for Skaði by Ingrid Kincaid

Recently I attended a lovely and moving public ritual for Skaði by Ingrid Kincaid, The Rune Woman, held in Portland, OR. About twenty of us were there to pay Her tribute.  The beautiful altar featured two enormous raw femur bones, along with evergreen bows, firewood, a bow and arrows, fresh blood, vodka, and more. Attendees

Hermitage Support Strategy Update

In recent posts, I’ve discussed staying job-free so that I might have sufficient free time to devote most of my time and energy to my writing, and to other Work for the gods, spirits, and my community. I’ve planned to support this work through a multiple-sources-of-income strategy. Toward that end, I recently launched a new

Patreon launch for Rethinking the Job Culture

[Ed. note: I closed both of my Patreon campaigns in February 2018. This is archived material from the old blog; links and other info may be out of date. It will remain here as-is for reference.] Recently I wrote about the need for me to find ways to stay job-free so I can do my

Underrated Dark Ambient Albums, Volume 2

I’m delighted to announce that volume 2 of my series on underrated dark ambient albums has been published at the venerable I Die: You Die.  Lots of love and care went into this piece.  I hope you enjoy it! I have an ongoing list of albums to recommend for volume 3 in this series.  There

The Black Tent Temple Project Update

[Ed. note: This is archived material from the old blog; links and other info may be out of date. It will remain here as-is for reference.] Awhile back, I wrote about some correspondence I had received in May from a fellow Pagan, Gerrie Ordaz, who loved the original post I made in 2012 about my