The Spirit of Summer

Summertime is “the time” for Pagan festivals. Some thoughts on one of North American Pagandom’s oldest and most cherished traditions. [Read more…]

Summer Pagan Festivals 2016: A Guide

Looking for something to do this summer? Here are almost literally dozens of festivals to choose from. Also, a classic TV Sitcom for every festival! [Read more…]

Winter/Early Spring Pagan Festivals: A Guide

Here we are once more on the cusp of another indoor festival season. Since everyone seems to enjoy my rather snarky round-ups of outdoor festivals I thought I should do the same with the indoor ones too. [Read more…]

Summer Pagan Festivals 2015: A Guide

Looking for something to do this summer? Here are almost literally dozens of festivals to choose from. Also, theme songs for every festival! [Read more…]

Summer Pagan Festivals: A Guide

For many folks the summer sunshine means Pagan Festival Season. Get the inside scoop on many of North America’s biggest festivals, all without having to leave your favorite chair. [Read more…]

40 Years 40 Things

In 40 years on this Earth I haven’t learned very much, but I have cultivated a lot of opinions. Join me in some self indulgence as I address ritual, deity, horned gods, and buffalo chicken. [Read more…]

Ramble On-Sirius Rising

The last week of my overly long Midwest/East Coast jaunt was spent at the Brushwood Folklore Center, at their Sirius Rising Festival. I’ve been going to Sirius for almost ten years, originally just because it was right before the Starwood Festival, and then eventually just because I enjoyed Sirius (and Brushwood) its self. I don’t [Read More…]

Ramble On: The Starwood Festival and other thoughts

(I’m still on the road and typing without a net, or with only an Ipad and a limited ability to spellcheck. I apologize in advance for the mistakes, misspelled words, and typos. I do love you all so much that I just coughed up ten bucks for decent internet access, so remember that when you [Read More…]

Ramble On: Pagan Festivals as Re-creation

(I thought writing on the road would be easy, I was wrong. I probably made things harder on myself by leaving my laptop at home and only taking my Ipad and a keyboard. I like my Ipad, but it’s not very good at pointing out misspelled words. WordPress won’t allow me to paste things written [Read More…]

Ramble On: Wisteria Summer Solstice

(I’m currently on the road visiting some Pagan Festivals and bookstores. “Ramble On” is my travel journal chronicling some of those experiences. Last week I was at the Wisteria Summer Solstice celebration at the Wisteria Nature Retreat in Southeastern Ohio.) I’ve never been sick at a Pagan Festival before, until last week’s Summer Solstice Celebration [Read More…]