My Tumblr is magically back from the land of the dead.
I was absent-mindedly clicking through all the links I normally open when I open a browser, and here it is back in all of its glory. No idea what happened, or how it was fixed but am grateful that it has returned.
Thank you to all of the Tumblr employees who replied to my emails about getting it back up and running.
YAY! And now, back to our regularly scheduled programming…
I am sending a very quick update via my phone. I’m not sure what happened, but I haven’t been able to access my dashboard via regular browser or the Tumblr Android app all week. I have been back and forth with Support, but no resolution yet. Everytime I try to log in, I just get an error.
Hopefully this will be resolved soon, but I’mm taking this a message that I am supposed to really be concentrating on my thesis project at the moment, and not spending valuable work time on here. Sad, but true.
I don’t know if this would be of interest/relevant to any of you, but myself and the moxie Ms. mylittlenestofvipers have been keeping a costume inspirations Tumblr together (for burlesque, darlings), it’s full of pretty things and some burly-q history.
Everyone loves a bright, beautifully scented space, so it’s no “wonder” (sorry) that the shop is a beacon of both the occult and arts communities. With a gallery located at the back, you can bask in the warm glow of artistry after perusing crystals, flower essences, and tarot decks.
Oddest item: You’re out of luck when it comes to “odd” items, but local artist and energy healer Leslie Peters supplies the store with the most unique. Creator of personal talismans, she makes love spoons in the tradition of Welsh sailors, who bestowed them upon their loved ones before departing indefinitely. Wrapped in crystals, beads, and shells, the love spoons are meant to be given as gifts.
Clientele: Like with most occult and alternative wellness shops, their clientele has broadened substantially. On some days, we’re told mostly Wiccans come in, but on others you’ll find a more eclectic customer base. Owner Rochelle Holt tells us it “depends on the ebb and flow of the season.”
Biggest seller: Despite the popularity of crystals, it’s Wonderworks’ flower remedies—the largest in Canada—that draw people in. Holt says that the user-friendly all-natural products are part of a non-cryptic proactive process to help battle physical and emotional issues. They run between $12 and $33 depending on the size, bottle and brand, and you can visit their website to see the full repertoire.
Lookie - Wonderworks got a mention in The A.V. Club yesterday! :D
"Reclaiming love is the best thing we can do." Go be inspired by Jeannette Winterson - she knows what she is talking about (and also writes the most beautiful and heart-wrenching novels I have ever read.)
Greetings. I was reading about your fiery Imbolc. Thought to myself... "Maybe the issue isn't fire itself but the vessels you are choosing to place it." :) on a practical side that is pretty dangerous, glad you are well.
You could very well be right, on both a practical and metaphorical level.
That night was a bit of a disaster, but because Imbolc/Candlemas is about starting to welcome back the sun, light and fire in this instance, (upon further reflection) it seemed seasonally appropriate.
Maybe I’m biased as a Sagittarius, but I sometimes I think you need a little fire to shake things up.
Also, my other Imbolc celebration with my coven was water heavy and I believe that you always need to balance these things out in someway.
Inspired by pagannews (who requested people submit their favourite pagan blogs to be published), I decided to list together some of my own favourite pagan blogs. I follow a whole bunch of them, so maybe this will help others find great pagan blogs to follow. Feel free to reblog & add your own favourites, add yourself, or message me (with a few words about what your blog is about) if you’d like me to add you to the list. The more the merrier!