Reblog: So, Neech died. – Strip Me Back to the Bone

Reblogging because Jo and Beth are lovely people, and because personalised story from a wonderful writer, and because I had to have my cat put down when he suffered a stroke so know what they’re going through.

Strip Me Back to the Bone

Neech died. This isn’t Ode to Neech — that’s coming, really, but I want to get pictures to go along with it, and looking at the pictures right now is that sort of painful that I just can’t bare to share yet. I’m here asking for help in offsetting the cost of the emergency vet visit ($349) and the end of life emergency vet visit ($350) (priority #1, because I want those remains back stat.) Am I nervous about having just relocated across the country, become unemployed, and then have unexpected vet bills crop up? I mean, what’s scary about $700 in vet bills when you’re out of work? Hooray adventure!


(This was not the adventure I was hoping for.)

So I’m here asking for help, and offering my favorite thing of value, something I love, and something I’m fairly good at: stories. Want a story? Cuz I’ll write…

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Hallowtide 2020

As I've mentioned before, in my personal practice I consider that the Wheel of the Year 'starts' at Yule, partly because it marks the waxing of the sun in the same way the New Moon marks the end of the waning phase and the beginning of the waxing, and partly because by Samhain autumn is … Continue reading Hallowtide 2020

Regarding Freyja, the Eight of Coins, and putting in the hard work.

What with Fridays being Freyja's Day, I try and do something for/with Her on that day. Emphasis on the word 'try', because most weeks I seem to fail miserably at either doing a tarot reading or using one of my sets of Freyja-related devotional beads. I know I can do things like that on other … Continue reading Regarding Freyja, the Eight of Coins, and putting in the hard work.