Prep Time: 10 minutes Bake Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup creamy nut butter (almond, cashew, tahini, etc)1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips1/2 cup mashed avocado (about 1/2 an avocado)1/2 cup cooked sweet potato1/4 cup coconut milk2 tablespoons maple syrup3 tablespoons cacao powder Instructions: Preheat the oven to 325° F.Grease a regular size loaf pan with … More Allergy safe brownies!!!
I have set up a slush page. For those unaware slush files are traditionally places where authors keep notes, outlines, etc, for upcoming or possible projects. As a technohistorian it was impossible for me not to have an interest in seeing the first plague of our age play out in real time. If you want … More Writing Process, future book project on COVID
Someone I love is now COVID-19 presumptive. To begin with this person is very scared. He is an older gent with hypertension which puts him in the highest risk bracket, and we actually know how he was exposed. He was an essential worker for the local hospital system. His life has been turned upside down. … More COVID-19: Exposure
As a rule I do not provide trigger warnings but given the sensitive nature of this topic and the potential levels of fear and panic involved I am going to ask that you not read this post if you suffer from high levels of stress or anxiety or are not familiar with the facts of … More Thoughts on COVID-19.
So this evening I sat down and primed my pump by writing the introduction to my book. This is a multipurpose chapter for me in that it allows me to give a little background, provide the reader -and myself- with an outline of what I mean to say and how, and allows me also to … More Book Process Post 7
So apparently there has been quite a resurgence of interest in gnosticism in American pop culture of all places. Today I am wading through multiple academic papers on the subject but just in breve. Pop Culture with with Gnostic themes in them Aliens franchise Prometheus and Aliens: Covenant From Hell The Watchmen Alan Moore’s Promethea … More Book process: American Gnostics
After a long and pointless period of semi-crisis, I am back to work. Today, I went through my backlog of emails and social media messages and began compiling a list of all the people I need to follow up with and also I began my follow up questions list. Each person will receive at least … More Process Post 5: Follow ups and backlog
Today I will be looking at and studying a Wiccan alter. The owner has kindly agreed to share his alter with me and to tell me it’s story. I will then dig deeper into the symbologies and histories of his pieces as time allows. Then if time allows I will expand this entry a bit … More Process Post 4 – alter
Today I am printing out all the interviews or using the transcription software to make them printable. I am still old fashioned enough to like having actually paper on hand. I will be checking my edits (spelling/grammar only) and then I will begin the process of comparing my data to see if I have any … More Process Post 3
So far everyone who has accepted my interview requests have been white and Anglo-European. Odd. I do have requests pending with both the Cherokee Nation (NC) and a an African-American pastor (Southern Baptist). And I am accepting interviews from all races, creeds, and colors. Makes me wonder if some of this is not perhaps race … More Writing Process Post 2