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Gods of the month:Faunus, Inuus, and the She-Wolf of Rome

Next to Saturnalia, Lupercalia is one of the best known of Roman festivals. People focus on the young men who chase people on the street, with whips. 277 more words

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Love and Valentine's Day

We will celebrate 43 years of marriage this year.

I know we have celebrated Valentine’s back in our younger years, but I cannot tell you the last time I spent time and focus on this holiday. 736 more words

Morning Thoughts

Gods of the Month: February

In February, Romans prepare for the coming of spring by purifying themselves, their homes, and their regions. “February” comes from februum (purgation), and the februa… 511 more words

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My RWBY fan theory!

Before we begin, here’s a trade secret:  I like to have my work done far in advance, sometimes weeks, sometimes months.  As far as this post goes, this paragraph is the only part that wasn’t written in December.  1,279 more words

Ramblings!

POEM: To Bona Dea on her feast

O Bona Dea, good goddess,
your name and your secrets have been lost.
Men who were writers speculated,
but women, your worshippers, neither spoke nor wrote. 93 more words

Holy Days

POEM: The middle branch

The river is a strong brown god, indeed–brown
with pollution, sullen with waste, forgotten by
those who worship the machine. The machine
does its duty and the transit bus passes by, 253 more words

Antinous

Gods of the city

Jove seems to have forgotten this neighborhood where I now work. Or have its residents forgotten him? Two condemned houses stood side by side, their weathered signs testifying they had been condemned years ago. 461 more words