Tarot! Tarot! Tarot!

Hello! I know it’s been awhile since I’ve updated the site, life has been pretty intense and served up some significant changes for me. I have been trying to surf the chaos, rather than try to stop it. I’ll have some new writing up soon for everyone. My 1st announcement is that I will now … Read more

An Actual Witch Revisits The Sonics’ ‘The Witch’

The Witch has always been a scapegoat for the festering guilt and shame in any community. She is seen as the foreign element, somehow disturbing the status quo with her very presence. Does that woman inspire lust in you? She must be a Witch. Did the widow with the nice parcel of land turn down your advances? Absolutely a Witch. Does she claim to heal, can she make a man fall in love, or tell your future?

Witch. Witch. Witch.

The Fool: The Posse of the Death Card, Part III

Previously, I talked about the Death card. This card has a lot of baggage and misunderstanding attached to it. This season, I wanted to look at the cast of supporting characters around the Death card, to maybe help understand why this card needs to be so spooky! In Part I, we looked at The Tower, … Read more

Judgement: The Posse of the Death Card, Part II

Previously, I talked about the Death card. This card has a lot of baggage attached to it and can be clouded in misunderstanding. This season, I wanted to look at the cast of supporting characters around the Death card, to maybe help understand why this card needs to be so spooky! In this piece, we … Read more

The Samhain Lecture 2019 is Live!

Samhain Lecture 2019- A Six Week Guide To Witch’s New Year and Third Harvest is now available for download! WITCH’S NEW YEAR!! Recorded live Oct. 24th at Mortlake & Co. in Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square, this year’s Samhain lecture is raucous, wild, and full of laughter, Sex, and Death of course! Every lecture is two … Read more

This Is Samhain – Witch’s New Year – The Blood Harvest

Halloween. The word conjures images of caramel apples, jack-o’-lanterns, costumes, and of course all things “spooky.” This is one of those holidays that, try as the Catholic church may have, it never could separate from its Pagan roots. Another name for Halloween is Samhain—usually pronounced “sow-iyn”—and, for many folks who identify as Pagan, like Witches … Read more

Growing Death

Using The Death Card to Find Our Way at Samhain As we begin the long slow descent into Winter, we go through a tremendous transformation. Think of the person you are in January. How you eat. How you sleep. How you dress. How you move and stretch, and why. What is your relationship to heat … Read more