Yearly Archives: 2010

Chthonioi Alexandrian Tradition – Beyond an Initiatory Line and into a Tradition 2

The following is a statement of identity of a “Line” of Alexandrian Craft that grown into a Tradition .  We began the writing of this document at the Chthonioi Family Grand Council held on May 30, 2009 C.E. and finished it in celebration of Samhain, October 31, 2010 C.E.  We […]

This Much I Know Is True

EDIT: The title of the book is “I Know This Much Is True” (Sorry for the typo!) Wow.  On a recommendation from a friend, I bought “This Much I Know Is True” by Wally Lamb( (CORRECTION: the title is actually, “I know this much is true”.) I just finished it […]

Great Fall Family Recipe – Vegetable Barley Soup 2

 For Coven last night, I made a tasty & flavorful vegan/vegetable barley soup.  It was really gratifying to see folks enjoying it so much! I modified the original recipe that I found here: INGREDIENTS:2 quarts vegetable broth1 1/4 cup uncooked barley2 large carrots, chopped2 stalks celery, chopped1 bell pepper, red […]

Was getting the iPad worth it?

Was getting the iPad worth it? That is the question that I have repeatedly been asked over the last month. The broad, general, without clarification answer is “yes, it was worth it”. What do I like about it?The screen is big on real estate and the virtual keyboard works very […]


As you know, I have a particular affinity for all things corvid.  :-) I recently decided to look into the greco-roman myths surrounding crows and discovered that there was a connection between crows and Apollo. Below are some of my favorite snippets. Apollo and the Crow – The Crow was […]

Basic homemade tomato sauce

Ciao a tutti, A few folks have asked about a recipe for my sauce. To be honest, I don’t really have a recipe in the traditional sense.  I have a list of general ingredients and a system of putting them together.  However, tha’s about as close as it gets to […]