Books, Instrumental, Literature, Music, Otherwordly

A Restless Mind on a Thursday Afternoon

"Zen Mode" in the Castbox podcast app. I've spent most of my day off in our living room, sitting on the couch with the rat cage pulled up next to me. After breakfast this morning, I put Oliver on the couch, opened the cage doors, and waited to see what Barry would do. While they've… Continue reading A Restless Mind on a Thursday Afternoon

Books, Literature

When Dragons Opened the Door

I was sitting here today, wondering what to blog about and feeling really guilty, when I read Michael J. Sullivan’s post about J.R.R. Tolkien. He and other fantasy authors celebrated Tolkien’s birthday (January 3, 1892) by talking about what Tolkien meant to them. Tolkien’s fantasy worlds were an inspiration for a lot of writers! When… Continue reading When Dragons Opened the Door

Books, Literature, Otherwordly, Unconscious, Writing

Rediscovering The Magic: Gratitude

Ever since I saw The Secret movie, I have been an avid fan of Rhonda Byrne. The law of attraction - the concept that like thoughts attract like things - was something that finally made sense to me spiritually. Focusing on positive thoughts attracts positive things, while putting energy into negative thoughts brings about negative… Continue reading Rediscovering The Magic: Gratitude

Animals and Pets, Books

2,000 Miles: Kavik and I

I read a lot when I was younger. It was my favorite way to the pass the time, and to spend that time alone. Reading transported me to places I had never been, and melded me into fantasy worlds that were infinitely more interesting than mine. I owned the entire Little House on the Prarie… Continue reading 2,000 Miles: Kavik and I

Books, Dreams, Literature, Paranormal, Unconscious

Dragons, Talking Animals, and the Paranormal

Where do our interests come from? Do we pick them up during childhood, or do we carry them with us, from one life to the next? As a child, I was obsessed with dragons (and still am!). I spent time in art class by drawing whatever type of dragon came to my mind. I thought… Continue reading Dragons, Talking Animals, and the Paranormal