the fairy tale of fecundity

“35 is claimed to be the age in which there is a steep drop off in fertility and as a result people are encouraged to get pregnant sooner rather than later. a frequently cited statistic is that less than 30% of people aged 35-39 have a chance of conceiving. “Rarely mentioned is the source of the data: French birth records from 1670 to 1830”.”

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Chai, Literally Tea

“It’s the welcoming drink with friends and family and the offering of a cup of chai often leads to people sitting down, longer than planned, to share stories, gossip, and dream.” 

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A Small Contemplation of the First Harvest Season

"Before I knew I was a witch, or understood any specifics about paganism, I was living a somewhat pagan life – because that’s a country upbringing for you (and the word pagan does come from paganus, meaning ‘villager’ or ‘rustic’): whatever the earth is doing, you’re right there with her."

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