Category Archives: PubWages Staff

This is my staff and my rod. When the staff and the rod are wielded properly, all is well with the world.

Variations on “The Ash Grove”

[Last Updated on February 26, 2010. First published on Hubpages and then de-indexed.] Folk tunes have a long shelf life. They get re-used often with different lyrics, and we can learn a lot about the values and preferences of different … Continue reading

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The Uses of Copper

When people mention copper, the first thing most will think of is pennies. They will talk about something not being worth a copper penny. But if by penny, you mean the cent that is the 1/100th part of an American … Continue reading

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Herbs of the Sun, Moon and Planets is a new title in the Pagan Portals series

Herbs of the Sun, Moon and Planets is a new book in the Pagan Portals series, published by Moon Books.  In it I look in some depth at the subject of how culinary and medicinal herbs were once given astrological … Continue reading

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What to see in the Mountains of the North of Tenerife

Tenerife North’s Anaga Mountains In the Anaga Mountains (Photo: Public Domain) Tenerife is a popular holiday destination in the Canary Islands with some incredible countryside, including forests, mountains, ravines and valleys that overlook the rocky and sandy beaches of the … Continue reading

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Tenerife’s mountains are great for climbing

Tenerife in the Canary Islands is a very popular destination for tourists seeking sandy beaches and subtropical sunshine but the island has a lot more to offer that makes it a wonderful location for taking a holiday. You cannot fail … Continue reading

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Eastern Tailed-Blue Butterfly

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Many people have seen these beautiful butterflies with blue on top and white on the bottom. But very few know their name: Eastern tailed-Blue. Continue reading

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Books Available from Inverted-A Press

Inverted-A Press carries the following Titles: The Portrait of a Lover by John Wheatcroft. A Thousand and One Stories of Pericon de Cadiz Transatlantic Lives by Jesse Bier Theodosia and the Pirates by Aya Katz       Vacuum County … Continue reading

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Lobbying the Madisons: Letters to James and Dolley

When the government has done us wrong, any attempt to seek redress is fraught with difficulty. Ironically, people find it much easier to ask for a handout or a government job or a special favor than to ask for justice. … Continue reading

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” Daddy”

“Daddy” Daddy you mean the world to me. I am that person that your eyes see. I may not have become what you wanted me to be. Have done what you wanted me to do. But I am what I … Continue reading

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