"you look too innocent to be a deadly killer" the rose said to the weed 16/08/14


don’t trust people who don’t like wonder woman


Body comparative #13 (1,2)


Victorian Cliff House, San Francisco




Jon Stewart Goes After Fox in Powerful Ferguson Monologue

I been waiting for the daily show to come back so they could cover this

Jon rip them boys a new asshole 


I had such a good morning driving with my brother chripoff!!


Art by Edmund Dulac, 1915, ‘The Ice Maiden,’ from the book, Dreamer of Dreams.


Black TV producer on way to Emmys party mistaken for bank robber, handcuffed, held for six hours

An African-American film producer in Beverly Hills for an Emmy pre-party was handcuffed and detained for around six hours on Friday night as police believed he fit the description of a suspect in a nearby bank robbery.

Charles Belk said he left a restaurant alone to refill a parking meter when he was suddenly surrounded by six police cars “handcuffed very tightly, fully searched for weapons, and placed back on the curb,” he wrote on his Facebook page with an accompanying photo of him sitting on the curb as two police officers stand close by. 

Hello sorry to bother you, but why do you not want people to call it smudging? Curious cause that's how I've always heard it referred to as by people? I'm not attempting to be rude, here, just asking ^_^


Not a problem, it’s good that you asked. :)

Smudging is a term that refers to certain rituals performed by several different Native American nations. These rituals, which involve a lot more than just burning sage bundles, are sacred and not open for use by outsiders.

For some silly reason, New-Age authors seem to think that Native American rituals and practices are open for anyone to use, and that any activity where you wave around burning herbs is the same thing as smudging. They are NOT open, it is NOT smudging, and using the word in that way is appropriative and disrespectful to the people for whom the practice is sacred and reserved. (Remember, witchlings: Cultural appropriation is for assholes who don’t care about other people, so don’t do it.)

Now, mind you, burning herbs for magical or ritual purposes is a widespread practice. This is called “smoke-cleansing,” or “recaning” (pron. “reekening”) if you want to use a fun Anglo-Saxon term.

So go ahead and burn those purification herbs. And if you can, use something other than white sage. Again thanks to the New-Agers, the demand for the plant is so high that wild populations are becoming threatened.

Any of the herbs listed below are viable substitutes for white sage in smoke-cleansing:

  • Green or Purple Sage
  • Basil (any kind)
  • Peppermint
  • Rosemary
  • Lavender
  • Pine
  • Thyme
  • Oregano
  • Cedar Tips
Aug. 27 1:35 pm



Barn owl. Eagle’s Heritage, Western Australia.

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