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Totems: Coral, Part 1 of 2

CURRENT TOTEMS ARTICLE Totems: Coral, Part 1 of 2 by Cie Simurro- Thunderbird Starwoman You are drawn to me because of the intricacy and variety of my species. But know that your species is just as intricate, and certainly human beauty is exquisite. Perhaps your association with me will convince you of that as you take on [...]

Totems: Coral, Part 1 of 22020-06-24T14:45:36+00:00

Totems: House & Other Flies, Part 2 of 2

CURRENT TOTEMS ARTICLE Totems: House & Other Flies, Part 2 of 2 by Cie Simurro- Thunderbird Starwoman Just about every country in the world has flies, even the coldest. Though it varies according to environmental conditions, the life span of an adult fly is about 28 days. Unless they are in a house or some other protected [...]

Totems: House & Other Flies, Part 2 of 22020-03-02T17:10:36+00:00

Totems: House & Other Flies, Part 1 of 2

CURRENT TOTEMS ARTICLE Totems: House & Other Flies, Part 1 of 2 by Cie Simurro- Thunderbird Starwoman You detest me because of the exigencies of my biology, but as with all beings on this planet, I have my rightful place in the scheme of things. I am Musca domestica – the housefly. I am a necessary part [...]

Totems: House & Other Flies, Part 1 of 22020-03-02T17:09:58+00:00

Totems: EEL, Part 2 of 2

CURRENT TOTEMS ARTICLE Totems: EEL, Part 2 of 2 by Cie Simurro- Thunderbird Starwoman Humans are predators of eels in more ways than one: If habitat loss hasn’t gotten them before they begin their migration to the Sargasso, heavy metals, pollutants and chemicals in waterways tend to accumulate in eel bodies, which have a high fat content. [...]

Totems: EEL, Part 2 of 22019-10-02T14:45:13+00:00

Totems: EEL, Part 1 of 2

CURRENT TOTEMS ARTICLE Totems: EEL, Part 1 of 2 by Cie Simurro- Thunderbird Starwoman What exactly are you trying to hold onto, dear one? The more fear you have, the more you try to control things to make yourself feel safe, but safety will never come that way. It will elude your grasp just as trying to [...]

Totems: EEL, Part 1 of 22019-09-30T19:33:41+00:00

Totems: STARFISH, Part 2 of 2

Totems: STARFISH, Part 2 of 2 by Cie Simurro- Thunderbird Starwoman The first time I ever heard that starfish regenerate limbs, also known as rays, I felt this would lead to a new era in medicine and spirituality. After all, wouldn’t that be a leap in both the area of prosthetics and in consciousness – [...]

Totems: STARFISH, Part 2 of 22019-05-06T18:21:44+00:00

STARFISH, Part 1 of 2

Totems: STARFISH, Part 1 of 2 by Cie Simurro- Thunderbird Starwoman Can you see me? Can you feel me? Would you touch me? I am STARFISH, star of the sea. I use all my sensory awareness to perceive the world around me. How do you sense your world – with your intellect, your heartfelt emotions, [...]

STARFISH, Part 1 of 22019-03-08T15:11:41+00:00

Totems: NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD, Part 2 of 2

Totems: NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD, Part 2 of 2 by Cie Simurro- Thunderbird Starwoman   The Northern Mockingbird has pale grey upper-parts, dull white under-parts, two white wing bars, prominent white wing patches easily seen in flight, and a long tail. They often flick their tails from side to side. Tails provide excellent balance as they run [...]

Totems: NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD, Part 2 of 22019-02-20T18:32:09+00:00

Totems: NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD, Part 1 of 2

Totems: NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD, Part 1 of 2 by Cie Simurro- Thunderbird Starwoman   Using your talents is what keeps you happy and full of life. Think of how you feel when you’ve accomplished the exquisite execution of a song, sculpt the form of something in Nature, blend colors harmoniously in a painting, master a complex [...]

Totems: NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD, Part 1 of 22019-02-20T18:32:09+00:00

Totems: BLACK-FOOTED FERRET, Part 2 of 2

Totems: BLACK-FOOTED FERRET, Part 2 of 2 by Cie Simurro- Thunderbird Starwoman   A few words about prairie dogs, since they are so intricately tied to the life and times of the black-footed ferret: Early American settlers named these members of the squirrel family, prairie dogs because their tails wag when they are excited, and [...]

Totems: BLACK-FOOTED FERRET, Part 2 of 22019-02-20T18:32:10+00:00