Salt for the Eclipse
Meditations on witchcraft, kink, ecstatic mystery, old lifeways, fertile arts, and trauma healing in an apocalyptic era.

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Jul
12
A digitally altered photograph of dried mushrooms with long stems and small caps. The colors are overly bright red to blue.

New Moon (Again): No control

23 min read
Jul
05
Two sepia tone photos of a bronze sculpture. The sculpture is half-man, half-goat, reclining, bearded, playing a flute.

New Moon: The Devil as Pan

It's Friday, and not only is the Moon new, but the Earth is at aphelion, its furthest annual
8 min read
Jun
28
Last Quarter: Healing from loneliness

Last Quarter: Healing from loneliness

Hello. It's Friday. Unlike some weeks, I'm prepared to dive right in to the meat of
19 min read
Jun
24
White, delicate elderflowers with some green fertilized berries. There are dark green leaves all around.

Special Announcement: Subscription tier adjustments & summer sale

Greetings, reader. I'll keep this as brief as I can. Don't bother reading if you hate
4 min read
Jun
24
Tiny, cute, golden flowers on a green phallic stalk set with floppy, fuzzy leaves. A bumblebee feeds within one flower.

Monthly Music Mailing: Cancer Season

2 min read
Jun
21
Red day lily flowers with yellow centers and stamens. They are surrounded by green grass-like leaves.

Summer Solstice + Full Moon: Sacred marriages considered

It's Friday, and it's the day right after the longest of the year in this hemisphere.
14 min read
Jun
14
Dark green round-lobed oak leaves, with young green acorns growing in their midst.

First Quarter: Oak, mistletoe

Hello. It's Friday, and we're in what I call the hinge of summer. As mirrored at
9 min read
Jun
07
A cave interior riddled with stalactites on the ceiling, reflected perfectly by a pool below.

New Moon: Embodied, ungendered magic

It's Friday. Hello. Without delving into detail here — at least not today — I can unambiguously state that after
14 min read
May
31
A sepia tone photo of what looks like an abandoned brick basement, with a vacant chair and detritus strewn everywhere.

Last Quarter: Lethal dangers

10 min read
May
28
A poppy with brilliant scarlet, papery petals. Its center is inky black.

Monthly Music Mailing: Gemini Season

1 min read