Happy New Years To All

First off, I want to introduce myself a little bit so that y’all feel more comfortable listening to me ramble on. Then, I’ll  talk in brief about what my year has been like, how that has affected things, and what resolutions I plan to make for this new year!

I’m so thankful to be here writing for all you readers out there; if you will, sit with me and let me share my stories and adventures. I have much to write and lots more still to come, journeys lie ahead that I haven’t even seen coming. If you caught the last post then you’ll know by now this is Hazey and I’m officially The *new* Bad Witch, only here to serve and report on the ‘real bad witches’ I encounter. I think it’s the perfect way to start off a new year and wish all the best New Years Blessings to anyone reading this!

My name comes from my Great-Grandmother’s name mixed with my personality. Hazey. Charming, Eccentric, Out-Spoken, Kind, Challenging, and Loyal. Trusting to a fault sometimes. Unique, young, talented, optimistic and strong willed.

I was born in a small town made of nothin’ but dirt roads and power lines. I moved to the lovely city of Auburn when I was four and have been here since. I went to the local high school and, no, I’m not in college. I am a trained and certified Tattoo Artist and Body Piercer for a living. I have a loving family and the best friends in the world. I have identified as pagan since I was about fifteen. I have always known that I was different than 90% of the kids I grew up around and once I got older, I realized that having conversations with plants and animals was in fact *not strange* and that there are others out there with similar stories and like minds.

This time last year I had been on the search for a teacher. What I found, the person, or being, or whatever you wish to name it, was not exactly what I had been searching for but I didn’t know that yet. I was enchanted and charmed by a Rattle Snake, one you’ll come to hear plenty about in my future writing.

I was planning my wedding, head over heels in love with my soul-mate. The same teacher I found married us in the summer. We spent three beautiful months being married and, at the same time, being turned against each other by people that called us “family.”

Things didn’t work out for the two of us, the stress, the mess, the drama. It was all too much and like a cheap toy, broke under pressure. I was out of a home, a job, and a spouse.

Needless to say, I had to make some pretty big choices and things did a 180. I was feeling down and making my way around town, needing a hand to help me off my knees. Needing someone to shake me, so I would be able to really see. So, I shook myself pretty darn hard, fell face first in what I thought and was told was a huge steaming pile of shite. I think it was just Black Work, getting out the impurities isn’t an easy process but it is a sacred one.

Again, as if I hadn’t gone through enough, my life jumped tracks. Call it what you will, I call it Divine Energy at work. By October, I landed my little arse on the “opponent’s” field and padded up for a hell of a game. I would soon come to see a sadly detailed web of lies a *little* spider had worked so hard to spin for me. In time, all of this will come to the surface. I wept for this spider and wished that it wasn’t so, but nonetheless it was something that was far out of my control.

Now here I am, writing my first blog via my cell phone, headed back to Auburn after my first attempt to get an RV. It didn’t go as planned but I have a strong feeling we can still make it happen. Good vibes and energy appreciated! A year has come and gone and things are finally starting to go the way I would like. We can only wait and see.

I usually never keep my New Years Resolutions I make but this year I vow to put forth my best effort and stay strong to my word.
1. Write more, at least two blogs a week. That’s at the least.
2. Paint more, practice always improves skill.
3. Save money, which means for me trying to resist over-indulging.
4. Be more open minded to others, just because you heard something doesn’t make it true and you’ll never know until you find out for yourself.
5. Putting my trust in the right places for the right reasons. Blind faith is dangerous.
6. Lastly, consume more knowledge and practices of things that interest me and help me on my spiritual path.

I want to thank all of you who are reading this and hope to have a new blog for you soon. I also want to give great thanks to my mentor, Ehsha, who has helped me more than she’ll ever know. I am truly thankful to have such wonderful relationship with you and look forward to all that you can teach me.

Until next time,
Blessed Be and Happy New Year
Xoxo Hazey.

11 comments on “Happy New Years To All

  1. Ehsha Apple says:

    Hooray! This looks like the beginning of a beautiful blog-ship. Don’t be surprised if we all hold you to your resolutions (“beot”)!

  2. Hey since you are a tattoo article you may enjoy these tats from a 2500 year old Siberian mummy. http://blausternschlonge.wordpress.com/2012/08/16/2500-year-old-tattooed-siberian-mummy-found/
    I have 28 tats myself, all magickal symbols and a lot of snakes. Blessings on your life this coming year.

  3. Agreed! We’ll help you keep up. Blessed Be and Happy new years to you too!

  4. Trillium Meeks says:

    Kudos! You’re writing skills have grown exponentially since the last time we communicated – proper spelling, punctuation, capitalization – you’re doing great. Is that even a properly used semi-colon I spy up there? Impressive. May you achieve such growth in other areas of your life as well.

  5. Sweet Stoner says:

    excellent first blog Hazey baby! I think you handle things and people much better now. kudos love! I can’t wait to see the stories unfold over the weeks, should be very interesting! and I’ve always told you you’re an awesome writer and can’t wait to see you grow with your awesome mentor guiding you in the right direction. xoxo

  6. [...] alas, Hazey has taken over the story-telling and is doing a bang-up-job. Go read her first post and give her some [...]

  7. Sonya Miller says:

    Great first post…you got us all to wondering what happened? Who was the really really BAD witch?

    • Ehsha Apple says:

      Ooh, we didn’t even know we were on your Southern Fried radar! Nice to hear from you.

      It doesn’t really matter *who*, does it? There is a general cautionary tale embedded that what happened to Hazey and me could happen to anyone without their eyes open.

      The moral being–keep your eyes open.

      From my perspective, there have been a number of really bad witches. And it’s all my own fault. I walked around lookin’ at the stars ‘stead of watchin’ where I was walkin’ and before I knew it, I was ankle deep in a pile of crap. Over and over and over: “Hey! Look at the pretty . . .” Squish . . . “Dangit.”

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