In the liquor industry, we refer to New Year’s Eve as “amateur night.”  Witches hold a similar opinion toward the commercialized celebration of Halloween.
It’s not that we are pretentious.  We just enjoy a bit of humor in the once-a-year fascination with the supernatural.  For those of us who practice the art of true magic as [...]

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A claim to old age and treachery often requires a lengthy resume filled with disappointment.  Worn as a merit badge, first-hand experience with the ‘hard knocks’ of life provides justification to keep your feet on the ground, stay put, and avoid anything that includes risk.
To hell with excuses.
Attributing our current identity to past experience is [...]

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There comes a time (or two) in the life of every witch when her resiliency is tested.  Years of stalwart adherence to the upside of life is no longer just hopeful speculation.
Without pretense or warning, life will offer the opportunity to put your theories to the test.  Just as the student who steps beyond the [...]

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Durwood has a client who stands over his shoulder while he works.  Since he is a qualified professional, this type of behavior does not affect the satisfactory completion of the job Durwood was hired to do.  It does, however, impede progress.
I find the same conditions apply to our creative process.
Why do we still insist upon [...]

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Forbearance is an aspect of the human experience that never fails to confound my eagerness.
I really have a thing about patience.  I suspect that if I were to go back through all of my previous posts and tag any references I have made on this subject, the number would be impressive.  Revealing itself in extra-bold [...]

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