Because I was trying to find work on all available channels, I rejoined Facebook. In less than a month I was foaming at the mouth again and severely disappointed once again in the lack of integrity and intelligence on many sides of me among those who really should know better, or used to know better… Continue reading Walkabout Resuming
A Garden is a separate space and energy in ‘nature’ than Wilderness, or even the zone the Viridarium Umbris refers to as the Hedge, the liminal boundary space between the cultivated lands of the Plot and the unfettered natural order of the Wild. A Garden is manicured. Whether the Eastern-style which is built up around… Continue reading Why a Garden?
So often, symbols and myths that are iconic are somehow overlooked and presumed to match the understandings of them we formed when we first heard them as children, when in reality, there’s more to the undercurrents than meets the eye. Joseph Campbell talks in the Hero With A Thousand Faces and the Power of Myth… Continue reading A Meditation on the Role of Symbols
I’m slowly starting to do more research into the academic subjects of Performance Art and the Occult As Literature. I need to take the theory and separate it from the stalled study of the Viridarium. As much as I personally love delving into its secrets, I’ve noted a string of coincidental happenings which independently… Continue reading The VU Study
Okay, things have not been going so well for me in the realm of the real world. I relocated to Pittsburgh on one job whose employer promised me a healthy relocation package in lieu of the last 3 years worth of raises, and then stiffed me on the deal once I had already moved. Then… Continue reading Back up and running
No, not in my personal life. I just began a new job, and I’m coming into a situation where the agency in question is working hard to grow and expand, and all of the growing pains that accompanies this kind of transition. It’s especially difficult because it’s a privately owned company and the owner is… Continue reading Chaos, Past Mistakes, and the Uphill Climb