WW – Dark Virgo Moon and Solar Eclipse

9. September 2016 - Dark moon in Virgo and Solar Eclipse

Tomorrow, along with a new month, we get a new moon! The Dark Virgo Moon, to be exact. There is also a partial (annular) solar eclipse happening, but since Central Africa is a bit of a commute, I doubt I’ll…

MM – Belated Happy National Dog Day

28. Sandy and Sid, watermarked

This past Friday (the 26th) was National Dog Day. Naturally, I spent it at the Veterinary Hospital with our dog, Sandy. He had an infected gland, but thanks to the kind ministrations of the wonderful people there, he’s feeling much…

FF – I heart Foto Friday 25

Goldfinch pole dancing

Just like last Friday, here are my favorite photos of the week for Foto Friday 25. While I don’t plan to turn Fandom Fridays into Foto Fridays exclusively, for now, this is a great way to share some of the…

WW – Mercury Retrograde August 2016

Mercury retrograde August 2016

Fasten your seat belts! The third of four Mercury Retrograde phases in 2016 begins on August 30th and lasts until September 22nd. It starts and ends in the sign of Virgo, an Earth sign associated with perfectionism and problem solving.…

MM – The Bat and the Full Moon

Full moon with a bat photobomb

I know my Facebook friends are probably tired of hearing about this, but I felt the need to share my bat and the full moon story here as well. Around dusk on the night of the full moon (August 18th),…

FF – I heart Foto Friday 24

Hummingbird resting on the Shagbark

Happy World Photo Day! How serendipitous that it landed on a Foto Friday! Just like last Friday, here are my favorite photos of the week for Foto Friday 24. While I don’t plan to turn Fandom Fridays into Foto Fridays…

WW – Black Cat Appreciation Day 2016

Black Cat Appreciation Day 2016

Happy Black Cat Appreciation Day 2016! While our cat Sid (short for Obsidian) would argue that this should be every day, today is the official celebration. I wrote about this last year (and scored a featured spot on BlogHer for…

MM – ZK Snyder’s Notebook Method

Notebook Method

During the process of creating links for last Monday’s post, I stumbled upon Zilpha Keatley Snyder’s website (author of my personal favorite, The Velvet Room, among many others). One of the first things I noticed was a section called, “To…

FF – I heart Foto Friday 23

11. Early morning haze, watermarked

Just like last Friday, here are my favorite photos of the week for Foto Friday 23. While I don’t plan to turn Fandom Fridays into Foto Fridays exclusively, for now, this is a great way to share some of the…

WW – Full Aquarius Moon

Full Aquarius Moon

On Thursday, August 18th, the Full Aquarius Moon arrives, and brings with it a kinda sorta, itsy bitsy, tiny almost, little bit of an eclipse. To suss out what this means, I once again scoured the interwebz for people more…

MM – August 9th is National Book Lovers Day

Book best friend

Tomorrow, August 9th, is National Book Lovers Day (although there are some who celebrate in November instead). To mark the occasion, I’ve decided to share 9 lists of 3 favorite book-related things. Be sure to shout out in the comment…

FF – I heart Foto Friday 22

Bluebird putting on a show

Just like last Friday, here are my favorite photos of the week for Foto Friday 22. While I don’t plan to turn Fandom Fridays into Foto Fridays exclusively, for now, this is a great way to share some of the…