Pasadena Freshwater Shrimp Pecatonica River Mayfly, Robert's Stonefly, Fort Ross Weevil, Mono Lake Diving Beetle, Chestnut Ermine Moth, American Chestnut Moth, Phleophaga Chestnut Moth, Central Valley Grasshopper, Rocky Mountain Locust, Antioch Dunes Shieldback Katydid
I'm a woman, a Witch, a mother, a grandmother, an eco-feminist, a gardener, a reader, a writer, and a priestess of the Great Mother Earth. Hecate appears in the
Homeric Ode to Demeter, which tells of Hades who caught Persophone
"up reluctant on his golden car and bare her away lamenting. . . . But no one, either of the deathless gods or of mortal men, heard her voice, nor yet the olive-trees bearing rich fruit: only tenderhearted Hecate, bright-coiffed, the daughter of Persaeus, heard the girl from her cave . . . ."