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Vernal Equinox Altar

Altar elements: The Celtic Knot Fountain as my well The Firebox area of the fireplace that have my black cherry candles for the dark half of the year The Texas Mesquite offering bowl made by a local artist The spring greenery intertwined with evergreen forĀ  observation of the season The...

These past few months have seen increasing amounts of my power animals wacking me on the head with 'wake up! wake up!' and 'what do we have to DO to get your attention!??!!!' The biggest wackola was a multiple encounter with Fox and Coyote over nearly a week in early March, just prior to the Equinox and my Spirit Mate's birthday. I do a daily hike in a flood-management area adjacent to the military base I live next to; I refer to the area as 'The Preserve' because it's the only place that isn't paved over, built on and otherwise obliterated. I maintain a small altar out there; and in an area that is just scrub juniper, MOWED grass (sad, I know) and some valiant wildflowers, I have seen grey fox, coyote, beaver, tons of birds, wild pig (not fun encounters), feral cats, deer and a feral wolf hybrid. I've been followed by owls and I even had a locust fly up out of the grass and bang me in the eye once. Ouch!

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is...