Autumn

Fallings, Turnings – AUTUMNAL EQUINOX

by Angeliska on September 22, 2014

Here we are at the turnings again. It seems that the turnings are the main moments (or the only ones, lately anyway) that I feel inspired or most dedicated to writing about. This is when I write most, when the (…)

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Autumn Heralds

by Angeliska on September 24, 2012

The Oxblood Lilies are telling me it’s fall now – the autumnal equinox has crossed over us with candles lit, and the scent of burning cinnamon bark. I mean to have a Mabon feast for the Witches’ Thanksgiving, but it (…)

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Vultures + Persimmons

by Angeliska on November 26, 2010

Yesterday afternoon, we made the journey over hill and dale on the first of our familial holiday pilgrimages. I hear all the time complaints about the lack of seasons in Texas, and our pitiful lack of autumn – untrue, I (…)

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Huexoloti Honey

by Angeliska on November 26, 2009

(Photo by Red-Star) Turkeys are such strange birds. Ugly-beautiful, and regal-ridiculous. Have you ever seen one flying wild? It’s like a giant feathered cannonball shot through the woods. Hilarious and shocking. We saw wild turkeys in Osyka Springs, Mississippi when (…)

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Strange Season

by Angeliska on October 16, 2009

One of the many things I appreciate about Texas weather is the constant mercurial shifting between extremes. Honestly! I am, in so many ways, a creature of habit. I can easily get bogged down in work and routines, so perhaps (…)

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