Happy Valentine’s Day!

In the spirit of being a weirdo who has always been rather fond of The Dread Horror Valentine’s Day despite the bad rap, I have taken to the Internet to foist my good cheer upon you. It may seem contradictory—it can appear to be rather challenging to go out Feministing while also proclaiming, “HAPPY CORPORATE…

New Moon & A Confusing Personal Relationship with Ritual

Talking about ritual and symbols can be challenging for me. As a secular humanist, there are few established ritual practices (if any) with which I genuinely connect. Every spiritual practice comes with a significant energy expenditure toward justification. Even the term spiritual, which I personally dislike, is difficult to avoid if only because there is…

12 Days of Yule and a Happy New Year

Happy New Year! 2019 is finally here, and it absolutely is with a palpable sense of relief that I let the previous year dissipate as I turn to welcome the new. It promises to be difficult in its own right but relieved I am just the same. With the many, many challenges of 2017-2018 came…