The Golden Light

July 7, 2021

Up in the loft at my house there’s an old window facing west at the end of the house. The glass of this window is textured and tinted harvest gold, and has probably been there since the house was built in 1976. Some people call it “church glass.” In the summer evenings, as the sun […]

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Smashed Potatoes–Literally

May 29, 2021

In the early days of my plant-based transformation, long before I wrote this blog, I would often spend time reading recipes and gathering ideas for what I wanted to cook. It was also a way of feeling alliance and camaraderie and support from a community I didn’t have in the flesh. Still, to this day, […]

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Lima Bean Surprise

May 19, 2021

As you all know, during pandemic times I turned to gluten-free low fat baking as a source of creativity and comfort. A couple of months ago I noticed that even without overeating what I baked, constantly ingesting even the healthiest of baked goods on a regular basis, along with fair amounts of gluten-free pasta and […]

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Aries New Moon in April

April 11, 2021

Happy New Moon! If you would like to read my musings and horoscopes for the last half of this lunar cycle you can find them here. In any event, I hope you enjoy the art. Blessings of Spring, Dear Readers–

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Libra Full Moon March 28

March 28, 2021

  Dear Readers, A Happy Full Moon to you. I hope to write a post about what I’ve been up to soon. I just lost the draft I’d hope to build on so it may be a little while, but in the meantime know I am well, and head on over to Maria’s StarGarden if […]

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Tiny Golden Seed

March 28, 2021

  We were walking on the beach this morning when the tide was out, the ocean was gentle and blue, surfers were beginning their morning rides and little bits of stone and sand and gems were littered across the sand near the waterline. I looked down to see a very small amber colored translucent agate […]

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Pisces New Moon March 13

March 11, 2021

Dear Readers, if you are so inclined you can find your horoscopes for the Pisces new moon and the first half of the lunar cycle on my Substack page Maria’s StarGarden. (Or you can just read the end about how the moon has a tail. . .) Happy New Moon!    

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The Virgo Full Moon for February 27th 2021

February 26, 2021

Hello Dear Readers, if you are so inclined you can find my musings on the Virgo Full Moon and the last half of this lunation cycle here. Blessings,

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25 Years–and The Way It Is

February 12, 2021

February 14, Valentine’s Day, will mark the 25th “anniversary” of me receiving a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. It will also mark the 13th anniversary of eating low fat and plant-based in such a way that revitalized and returned me to a path of better health than before I adopted it. The simple way I eat […]

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The Aquarius New Moon Is Here

February 10, 2021

Dear Readers, you can find my musings on the Aquarius New Moon of February 11, 2021 on my Substack page, Maria’s StarGarden if you are so inclined. Happy New Moon!  

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