Our Marketing department very occasionally encourages us to write blog posts in the form of lists. You know the type: 5 Ways to Cast a Spell, 7 Things You Must Know About Mayans, 14 Beauty Secrets of Witchy Women, 101 Ways to Procrastinate at Work. Weâ€™ve all seen these kinds of articles on the internet, [...]
Two weeks ago, I posted a Holiday gift guide for Pagans, Wiccans, and cool people, sharing some of the books I’ve acquired that were published within the past year or so that I figured would make nifty gifts for your favorite witches. (Only the ones who’ve been really good and bad this year!) But what [...]
Itâ€™s that time of year againâ€¦time for gift shopping! Whether you celebrate Yule, the Winter Solstice, Christmas or Hanukkah with your family and friends, the season has come to be synonymous with the giving of thoughtful gifts, trinkets or tokens of goodwill. This puts some degree of stress on all of us; though giving is [...]
Today is the first ever International Pagan Coming Out Day. Some people are all for it, others have difficulties with it. What are your thoughts on Pagan Coming Out Day? Are you more or less likely to come out because of this drive? What are your concerns about coming out if you havenâ€™t? And if you have, what were the rewards and the difficulties?
If youâ€™re anything like me, sometimes it can beâ€¦ well, inconvenient to go camping. You need tents, coolers, sleeping bags, camping stovesâ€¦and you might even get dirty! Well, for those of us who love nature but also appreciate soft sheets and comfortable beds, there are hotel conventions. Iâ€™ve been to many hotel conventions, all of [...]
As a blogger, one of my responsibilities is to read other blogs and see what others are communicating. If you’ve been reading various blogs, you might note that one recent point of contention is the type of person known as a “fluffy bunny.” Ah, the fluffy bunny. Anyone who has been involved with magick, Paganism, [...]
This week Gap, the popular US clothing chain, released its 2009 holiday ad, which Iâ€™ve already seen probably 10 times. Itâ€™s a loud and rather annoying cheer, which the first few times I heard just sounded like random shouting. After a couple more times, I realized they are cheering: Go Christmas! Go Hanukkah! Go Kwanzaa! [...]
We still have more than a month to go, but before you know it Yule will be upon us again. While we sit at home sipping hot cocoa around the fire, shoveling the snow or snuggling into a down comforter, remember on this Veteranâ€™s Day that many of our troops will be stationed in much [...]