Tags » Lunasa

And with the rain...,

Lughnasadh dawned cool and cloudy here in north Texas.  I didn’t feel any raindrops fall, but the leaves on the trees were wet and it smelled like rain nonetheless. 488 more words

Modern Life

Lammas means I'm getting older

Though my birthday is Lammas Eve, I’ve never really connected with Lammas.

For one thing, it’s Loaf Mass, the blessing of the bread baked from the early harvest. 270 more words


Lunasa - John Barleycorn

But John Barleycorn proved the stoutest man
Though they did all that they could
So raise up your horn and praise John Barleycorn
And we shall drink his blood…

1,893 more words

When it rains at Lughnasadh

We have come to that time of year when I would usually avoid even thinking about the weather forecast.  It’s the height of Summer in Texas and that usually means a long blistering stretch of 100° days.  596 more words