Welcome Spring

Even amid the snow still on the ground, you can hearken to the signs of Spring. Flocks of male Red-winged Blackbirds are back in the wetlands singing and setting up hearth and home for their ladies soon to return. Even in the chill air, you can smell the sweetness that tells the tale of Sugar Maples

Samhain Blessings: The Forager’s Way

To Trust in yourself and the Land By Arianna Samhain, Summer’s End has past the ones we tend to come in from grazing and huddle close for bodies’ warmth. What now will sustain us in the dark months ahead? Apple and Autumn Olive Grape and Cherry Beech and walnut Nettle and herbs dried by the

Hearken to Avalon on TV

Hearken to Avalon is on TV! EXCITING! Check out fellow author Zita Christian’s interview with me as we explore a few key perspectives on love that are featured in Hearken to Avalon, and the work it takes to become a published author. Watch the interview HERE. Zita TV is a network devoted to literature, love

Hearken to Spring: Spring Ephemerals

Welcome Spring Spring comes with winter still in hand. Frozen to way-too-squishy mud makes for frustrating, if not entertaining, travel conditions along dirt roads. The freshet breaks through the ice (what little there may have been this year) and carries mini-icebergs to melt downstream while the anadromous fish swim their way upriver to spawn. Neo-tropical

The Avalon – Glastonbury Connection part 2

Upon reading the legends of Morgan Le Fey there is no reference of her death. What happened to her? Perhaps she retreated into the Lands of the Sidhe. Perhaps she still lives, dwelling amongst the Faie in Avalon. But Avalon was swallowed by the mists of the Lake. And where was that Lake? That Lake

Autumn Equinox: Honoring the Harvest and Changing Season

Blessed Autumn Equinox! Celebrate the Fall into Winter  – wildly, passionately, and with dignity.  See beauty in the dying; Be thankful for a good harvest; Draw in closer and snuggle with loved ones. Enjoy the below poem, “What Really Matters” and natural history article on Black Cherries, a seasonal delight. Bright Blessings, Arianna   What

The God/dess Incarnate: Meet the Lady of the Lake & the Stag King

“The Goddess as merely a concept doesn’t mean much. In order for her power to be activated, she must be channeled through real women (and men).” ~ Marianne Williamson. I resonate with the above sentiment so much. In my novel, Hearken to Avalon, the Lady of the Lake is both Goddess and representative of the