In loving memory of Athena, my guinea pig

In loving memory of Athena, my guinea pig

Friday morning, I woke up shocked to find my little guinea pig, Athena, had passed away. It looked like she had gone peacefully in her sleep the night before. At first, I really hoped she was just sleeping, and my heart sank and tears streamed down my face to see that she was gone. I [...]

Mythology ~ Goddess Isis

Mythology ~ Goddess Isis

Goddess Isis is the most legendary goddess of ancient Egyptian mythology. Most dynamic of all, she is goddess of almost everything -- most famously known as goddess of love, motherhood, fertility, magic, mystery, healing, death, and rebirth. Her Greek name is "Isis" while the ancient Egyptians called her "Aset" or "Iset." In the beginning times, [...]

Saturdog ~ Health + Personality ~ Bulldogs, Retrievers, & more…

Saturdog ~ Health + Personality ~ Bulldogs, Retrievers, & more…

Today, I'm taking a break from Caturday and making it Saturdog. I'm sorry, cats. Dogs are thought to be descended from wolves, according to scientific evidence. The modern wolf is completely distinct from the modern dog, suggesting their common ancestor must have died out thousands of years ago. Dogs are omnivores, meaning their diet comes [...]

Snake

Snake

The snake is coiled in his nest A deep slumber, a peaceful rest. Then suddenly, noises in the air Opens his eyes to see what's out there Lifts its head to take a peak Coming out of a long retreat. From the boulder it protrudes Extending itself outward and through Slithering slowly along the land [...]

What’s Your Spirit Animal?

What’s Your Spirit Animal?

Everybody has a spirit animal -- most have several of them! A spirit animal is a type of animal you feel connected with: through personality traits, sometimes even physical characteristics, but mainly it is something you feel deep within. (If you don't know yours, take this quiz!) Ancient traditions say that spirit animals serve the [...]