Not Straight, Nor Narrow, But Ziggy-Zaggy

For a long time now, I’ve had Amy Cuddy’s book Presence on my wishlist. Only this past week did I read her introduction and look up her TED talk (below), which brought together body language and power dynamics, success pathways and imposter syndrome, in a...

Author Identity

The book event season is winding down, and my heart is being laid to rest alongside it. This heart, that gets so excited at every opportunity to be seen and hopes for love. Every time I launch a book, I do my best. I innovate a few steps and try to have enough faith...

New Moony Murky

After some sunny days, Portland is plunged into streaky grey rain again. It is April 5th, a New Moon day, and I am trying to come back from an expectation hangover. You remember what that is, right? I’m reeling from lots of realizations, and trying to get my...
New Year again

New Year again

As part of my observing pagan rituals for the past year… (Have I lost anyone yet? No? Perfect.) …I get the opportunity to celebrate the cycle of birth and death much more often than most people. If you read up on the ancient Celts, it seems like every...

A Dark and Busy Season

WOW, I didn’t realize my last post was about Summer Solstice, and here’s Winter Solstice coming right up! (with Samhain this week!) Things have been changing here at TLT, and I have been as busy as all get-out. We’re steering into quieter times...