Category Archives: fire

Drought Season

August is when we look for several meteor showers: the Kappa Cygnids, the Alpha Capricornids, the Southern Delta Aquariids, and the Perseids, a major meteor shower, typically takes place between July 17 and August 24. There are also some weird … Continue reading

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We’re almost at the solstice when light changes so subtly we don’t notice it for days. It’s a time of mystery: we light candles to honour the day, ring bells, light fires to help bring back the sun, and watch … Continue reading

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Three Haiku

We’re a week away from Hallow E’en and  children will carve Jack o’lanterns, a custom that comes from long ago when turnips were carved in order to remember souls held in purgatory. It’s the time when things go bump in … Continue reading

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