Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 26: Musings on Shit Storms

| October 26, 2022

I long ago adopted the policy of placing gravity on observable outcomes and not on what people say about their involvement in them. I recommend you start doing that too. Another thing I adopted long ago was a sensitivity to how often I’m provoked to say, “Welcome to Canada — The country where nothing is […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 18: Melancholia

| October 18, 2022

Money’s like a crop that can Be sown and reaped anon. Time is as a bottled dram, That, once it’s drunk, is gone. ~ Waste Not Your Dram ~ (Excerpt) Pissing your life away and regretting it in your dotage is a recurring theme in both art and life.

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 14: The Art of Witchcraft

| October 14, 2022

I have written here in seasons past of the mystical magick manifest in Womanhood, from assorted angles and shades. It takes little effort to discern that much of what afflicts modernity both misses these lessons and has always been thus, so not unlike the defining character of Canada writ large upon the ages, nothing is […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 12: Monsters Monsters Everywhere, Up Your Bum and In Your Hair

| October 12, 2022

“None are innocent. There are only those weak enough to believe they are, and those strong enough to revel in the knowledge that they are not.” ~ Jacob Strauss, Magus of the Shining Hill, London 1940 “The monster within” has found a lot of traction lately, most eloquently addressed by Dr. Jordan Peterson. Naturally, the […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 11: Gonads and Strife

| October 11, 2022

Gonads and Strife By LFM Much is said of sex and love, And conduct when push comes to shove, So differences between the two May be confused by some of you. First to know’s about the heart, And get this straight right from the start, Grown girl to woman, boy to man, If you can’t […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 7: A Song of Destiny

| October 7, 2022

“You’ve all probably noticed that there’s been a lot of talk about “climate change” in this year just winding down. If you missed it, or caught some of it but not enough to get the gist, essentially it appears “the world is coming to an end” again. “This isn’t one of those bang and it’s […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 5: Choral Sex

| October 5, 2022

Choral Sex (An irreverently offensive ditty) By LFM The parish priest in Port LeHoon Was sent away to face the tune. He’s now behind strong prison locks For methods most unorthodox. What caused the stir that did him in Was how his flock confessed their sin. At center of the sordid story We’ll find a […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 4: Why Should Drag Queens Have a Monopoly on Story Hour?

| October 4, 2022

If you’ve been paying attention, use the public library, or have children in school, you will have somewhere, somehow, heard of Drag Queen Story Hour. “It’s just what it sounds like! Storytellers using the art of drag to read books to kids in libraries, schools, and bookstores. “DQSH captures the imagination and play of the […]

Tiers for Fears — Chapter the Second: Foundations

| September 18, 2022

Word to the Wise By LFM “Beware of the man who shoots only one gun,” Speaks to marksmanship Able and True. But as words to the wise, The same Wisdom applies To whatever endeavour you do. For whatever the task, or what Nature would ask, You will need skill and tools to get through it, […]

Fried Chicken and Potato Salad — Chicken Worth a Song!

| March 27, 2022

“The title of today’s offering refers to the signature dish common to meals served here when subjects of a certain gravity are up for discussion. Prepared as only Mrs. LFM can from exclusively dark meat, and set before the invited few in a spirit not unlike the peaches doled out at town meetings hosted by […]