About Rua Lupa

Living on the 'Great Whitestone Island of the Lake Seas', Rua Lupa is a Permaculture Designer, Wildlife Technician Alumna, Founder of Ehoah, Saegoah, Naturalist (Both in studying Natural History & Naturalism), Bioregionalist, and Citizen of Earth. Their primary interests are Homesteading, Historical Craft (SCAdian in Ealdormere), Bushcraft and Forest Gardening. Read Rua's other blog at http://canadianmutt.wordpress.com/

Canadian Reaction To Trump Presidency

To say I am disheartened by the outcome of this election would be a vast understatement. I am not only afraid, but genuinely disturbed. I’ve lost faith in a large portion of Americans. [Read more…]

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Holiday Problems In the Classroom

“Today schools are promoting and continually working on being environmental educators on how to be responsible members of our ecosystem. I’ve enjoyed seeing the promotion and use of gardening, composting, and water conservation, but seem to have a blind spot” [Read more…]

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You Can Be Pagan, Or You Can Be Atheist, But You Can’t Be Both – Or So I’m Told

Pagan is a label that simply has claimed me, I’m just through trying to push away from it and have accepted it. [Read more…]

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Pagan, But Not What You’re Assuming

Many continue the conversation assuming that I believe in supernatural beings, like spirits in the rocks, air, rivers, etc. and deities; that the Earth, Moon, Sun, Stars, are beings that care about you; that I follow the Celtic ‘Wheel of the Year’; practice magic/majick; read tarot/divination cards; and perform ceremonies that involve enchanting a circle, the elements in specific directions, and going clockwise. Mistaken on all accounts… [Read more…]

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My Favorite Solar-Earth Event and Why…

Here at Patheos we were asked a Summer Series Question, this time “What’s your favorite sabbat/holiday, and why?” But how do you choose a favorite holiday when you only really celebrate one? [Read more…]

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Camping Season Is Upon Us – Rua’s SCA Camping List

Anybody who knows me knows that I am a leech for learning skills, especially pre-industrial skills, so this is definitely an event for me. That is actually why I joined the SCA – to learn the skills that are not resource intensive in my pursuit of Ehoah (complete harmony within Nature). It has helped me in this quest so well that I have a hard time conceiving of not being a SCAdian and be a Saegoah (Seeker of Ehoah). [Read more…]

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