Pagans and Bluegrass and Gospel! Oh My!

I was volunteering at a bluegrass festival in my town and I'm running a bit behind in getting this post out. Which is great because I want to talk a bit about it!For the first time ever just standing on the town square I casually met another Pagan, who encouraged me to join a local women's choir that sings gospel music. I'm seriously considering it. Bluegrass gospel is the soundtrack of my childhood. My grandparents often took me to gospel "singings" growing up and the sound of a banjo and … [Read more...]

Wyrd Designs – Radical Protesters at Veteran Funerals…

I think in all the recent attention to politician Christine O’donnell, we’ve overlooked another equally important news story, one that hasn’t just appeared out of nowhere but that has been an on-going plague of religious fundamentalists protesting at the funerals of U.S. veterans for years. At the moment the Supreme Court is reviewing a case concerning free speech as it applies to a lawsuit filed by Arthur Snyder, father of a deceased soldier against one of those groups: the infamous Westboro Bap … [Read more...]


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