Solstice: The Reason for this Season

“In the depth of winter, I realized there was in me an invincible summer.” A. Camus For many, it’s a challenge to rationally honor the ancient, yearly symbolic rite that celebrates the suspension of the wheel and return of the sun. It’s harder still to embrace the likelihood that should no one celebrate solstice (Alban […]

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You’re the One

Another creepy Ripper tale… The day after the murder, everyone was talking about Jack the Ripper. For a brief few months, a keen sense of anticipation crept into the conversations of people traversing the East End, lending a renewed appreciation of the small, brutal shortness of life. There’s nothing so diverting as rumors of a […]

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Samhain, My Kind of Holiday

I’ve never celebrated back to school or football season. For me, September is Hallow-eve and Samhain (sow-win) is an entire magically witchy season (the other 3 seasons & wheel turnings are all related). By the first week in October, my blood is ½ pumpkin spice, ½ Bloody Mary mix with bobbing olive eye balls. My […]

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