FireCat! The Legend of Amazon Sage©

Sage is a quirky girl who always loved wild animals, funny people, adventure and indigenous music. She still does.

What no one knows is that every night in her dreams, Sage

transforms into a woman of power and wisdom, called

Amazon Sage.

Unlimited by the confines of newtonian physics, she is fierce and full of compassion, traveling where ever she is needed to help relieve suffering in the world.

Only problem is,

Amazon Sage© only lives while Sage is dreaming.

Once Sage awakens, Amazon Sage © disappears. These blogs are written by Sage, telling what happens in this most secret life...

Monday, March 21, 2011

“Moon River, Wider than a Mile...”

Good morning, friends. Last night, Amazon Sage dream travelled to the moon and back to discover why, for many people, last weekend meant ordinary evening routines were eclipsed by moon madness. Newscasters acted excited, even calling for photos, as they announced that the moon would rise visibly larger than it looked for the past 18 years. In response, normal folks flocked to nearby fields and beaches, camera ready. I went out into my back yard. I suppose all the hullabaloo was because the moon’s position in the sky was closer to the earth than it had in all those years. If you think about it, the moon has always been a source of mystery for the romantic and of fantasy and lore for the story tellers among us. Phrases, poems, and songs abound with moon-scapades. 

For instance, in the 17th century, the phrase “to find an elephant in the moon” meant that something one thought was there, was not. It began when an astronomer insisted that he saw an elephant in the moon, but I'll tell you a secret: It was shortly after a brief visit from our own Amazon Sage, that the “elephant” was discovered to actually be a mouse that had climbed into his telescope! 
Then there’s the phrase “minions of the moon.” It refers to night-time thieves who are particularly partial to Interstate highway rest stops and XMart parking lots. [Okay, I made the last bit up!]  But here’s something everybody should recognize. Did you know that mooning about, refers to that feeling we humans experience when we first fall in love? It’s that time in which we lose all perspective and do stupid things. Hmmm, perhaps mooning about is what accounts for so many politicians being caught with their moons exposed. (Sorry) 
Of course, in sports, business, and even in people’s personal lives, shooting for the moon has always meant to try your best to achieve your goals. Sometimes, I think that's my favorite. Needless to say, for years, psychologists and law enforcement personnel have wondered why things happen during a full moon; why there are so many more crimes committed. It could be because the thieves can finally see what they’re doing. But maybe, just maybe, there’s something else going on that excites the blood and sends the vampires and werewolves out to roam. Before you go to sleep tonight, think about that great big beautiful moon, maybe even hum a tune. Like Amazon Sage’s nightly sojourns, it’s certain to bring interesting dreams.