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Song of the Day

Song of the Day

Ayla Nereo’s Whispers
Her songs are so Nature infused, no Druid can resist!!


Song of the Day

Song of the Day

This is one of my favorite songs of all times-for the sentiment “Be Free” and for the multi-cultural vibe. This may be the first piece of “World Music” I ever heard…and nope, it’s not retro black and white-it’s that old!  Enjoy!


Song of the Day

I may be the late one to the party here,  but if you do not know the work of Kate Bush, please, take the dive. She sings about Nature like no one I know…

The light
Begin to bleed,
Begin to breathe,
Begin to speak…

Calan Gaeaf

“Death is there to keep us honest, and constantly remind us we are free” – Dan Fogleberg


Some call it Halloween, some call it Samhain, but since this upcoming “Holiday” is about honoring the Ancestors, I like to use the Welsh name for it- Nos Calan Gaeaf, because I have a lot of Welsh Ancestors, and the Welsh culture is something I feel drawn to.
Broken down, Nos is “night”, Calan is “New Year” and  Gaeaf is “Winter”,

All together it means the night before “Calan Gaeaf” or the the Night Before Winter New Year.  In most traditional cultures, the New Year starts when the larders are full, harvest is in, life is bountiful and we are optimistic we will make it through the long winter ahead.

I am purposefully “anti” American Holidays, because they have been Continue reading “Calan Gaeaf”

Song of the Day

See today’s blogpost “Calan Gaeaf….

Dan Fogelberg’s beautiful song about Autumn in Maine.





Song of the Day

I truly love Fall, and harvest time, and would love to live in a place where we could have a “Wicker Man” bonfire…but alas, I’m in California, where thoughts are as close as we dare come this time of year (and no, Burning Man doesn’t count.)
Enjoy the video facsimile of the spirit of Fire….

Song of the Day

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field.  I’ll meet you there.
When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about.”  -Rumi

Song of the Day

“My Baba” by Trevor Hall, with Krishna Das.

I love this song!!

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