Dream Your Passions

For the first time in over 20 years, I am jogging a little.  Not just walking.  I can run if I need to, and it’s been what feels like a lifetime.  I got a piece of myself back. Several months ago I started having dreams where I was running.  It seemed strange at the time, because…

“How Do You Feel Today?”

Originally posted on My Experience with Lupus:
Almost everyday I am asked the same tiring question, “How do you feel today?” My mind starts spinning and every pain, the exhaustion that healthy people cannot relate to, the fear, and every sensation, comes to the forefront of my mind. I begin to feel everything at once…

Pleasant Journey to Our Lady Founder

*clears throat* Wow… A few losses recently, and then finding out about some I didn’t know happened in recent years.  It’s left me a little reticent at times.  It’s something I have to voice though. Today, on the last day of this year’s run of Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Southern CA, our founder Phyllis Patterson…

Blood is Thicker Than Water

We have all heard this phrase.  Most of us have even used it, probably more than once in our lifetime, and never questioned the meaning.  Do you know what it really means?  I bet you don’t.  Let me ask you a question…. what “water”?  Some lake out there… the ocean… a river?  Why water?  It…

Upcoming Events of Interest

Koronaburg Old World Renaissance Festival (http://renfestcorona.com/) May 10 – Jun 15 SCA Potrero War (http://www.potrerowar.org/) May 22 – May 26 CombatCon @ Riveria Hotel, Las Vegas NV (http://www.combatcon.com/) Jun 13 – 15 Northern California Pirate Festival (http://www.norcalpiratefestival.com/) … Jun 14 – 15 Colorado Renaissance Faire (http://coloradorenaissance.com/) Jun 14 – Aug 3 Pirate Invasion of Belmont Pier (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pirate-Invasion-of-Belmont-Pier/162916323762511) Jun…